Women’s Tennis Closes Fall Slate With 8-1 Win Over Lebanon Valley

Nastashia DeNuzio won a pair of matches on Friday as the Royals won the final match of their fall schedule against Lebanon Valley.
Nastashia DeNuzio won a pair of matches on Friday as the Royals won the final match of their fall schedule against Lebanon Valley.
Emilia
Jakubek
Nastashia
DeNunzio

 

Results

The University of Scranton women's tennis team closed out the fall portion of its schedule on Friday afternoon with an 8-1 victory over Lebanon Valley at the Royal Courts.  The Royals improve to 3-0 on the season while keeping the Flying Dutchmen winless in four matches this fall.

Senior Emilia Jakubek (Honesdale, Pa./Scranton Prep) and junior Nastashia DeNunzio (Dunmore, Pa./Dunmore) won two matches apiece to lead Scranton to the win in a match played in cool and windy conditions.

The Royals built a 3-0 advantage by sweeping doubles competition from Lebanon Valley.

Jakubek and sophomore Tatiana Klacko (Scranton, Pa./Scranton Prep) notched an 8-2 win at no. 1 doubles while DeNunzio and junior Emily Kelly (West Chester, Pa./B. Reed Henderson) posted an 8-1 victory at no. 2 doubles.

At no. 3 doubles, senior Elyse Smilnak (Hollidaysburg, Pa./Hollidaysburg) and freshman Claire Loughlin (Binghamton, N.Y./Seton Catholic Central) cruised to an 8-0 victory.

Scranton pulled away with the match by winning five of the six singles matches.

DeNunzio won her second match of the day at no. 1 singles, 6-2, 6-2, while Jakubek matched the feat with a straight sets victory at no. 2 singles.

Scranton won flights four through six after the Flying Dutchmen picked up their lone point of the day with a tiebreaker victory at no. 3 singles.

At no. 4 singles, sophomore Marissa Campo (Green Lane, Pa./Christopher Dock Mennonite) claimed a 7-5, 6-0 win while classmate Kristen Denniston (Hawley, Pa./Wallenpaupack) scored a 6-3, 6-4 triumph at no. 5 singles.

Freshman Stephanie Hoffmann (Staten Island, N.Y./Notre Dame Academy) rounded out the match with a 6-1, 6-1 win at no. 6 singles.

Scranton's schedule will resume in the middle of March with the team's annual Spring Break trip to Florida.

--ROYALS--