Women’s Tennis Remains Perfect in Landmark Conference Matches with 8-1 Win at Elizabethtown

Emilia Jakubek was one of four Royals to win twice on Sunday in Scranton's win over Elizabethtown.
Emilia Jakubek was one of four Royals to win twice on Sunday in Scranton's win over Elizabethtown.
Julia
Frattaroli
Nastashia
DeNunzio
Emilia
Jakubek
Tatiana
Klacko

 

Box Score

The University of Scranton women's tennis team remained unbeaten in Landmark Conference tennis action this spring with an 8-1 victory over Elizabethtown on Sunday at the Wisehaven Tennis Center.  The Royals lift their record to 13-3 overall and 4-0 in conference play while the Blue Jays fall to 6-4 (3-1 Landmark).

Scranton set itself on course for its fourth consecutive victory by sweeping doubles play on Sunday.  Julia Frattaroli (Newtown, Conn./Newtown) and Nastashia DeNunzio (Dunmore, Pa./Dunmore) earned an 8-6 decision at the top pairing while Emilia Jakubek (Honesdale, Pa./Scranton Prep) and Tatiana Klacko (Scranton, Pa./Scranton Prep) cruised in straight sets at #2 doubles.

Elyse Smilnak (Hollidaysburg, Pa./Hollidaysburg) and Emily Kelly (West Chester, Pa./B. Reed Henderson) rounded out doubles competition with an 8-1 victory at the third matchup.

Frattaroli, DeNunzio, Jakubek, and Klacko would go on to post their second wins of the day in singles action as the Royals pulled away for the victory.

Frattaroli won at #1 singles, 6-4, 6-4, while DeNunzio battled to a hard-fought, 3-6, 7-6 (10-8), 10-8) win at #2 singles. 

Jakubek scored a 6-1, 6-2 triumph at the third flight while Klacko bested her opponent at #4 singles.

Elizabethtown picked up its lone point of the match with a tight win at #5 singles while Lindsay Roberto (Princeton, N.J./Notre Dame) was victorious at #6 singles, 6-2, 6-0.

Scranton will return home on Wednesday afternoon with a Landmark Conference match against Drew starting at 4:00 p.m. on the Royal Courts in Scranton.

--ROYALS--