No.17 Women’s Tennis Routs Indianapolis, 7-2
SAINT LEO, Fla. – The No.17-ranked Saint Leo women's tennis team (11-4) won for the sixth time in the last seven matches as they toppled the University of Indianapolis (6-5), 7-2, Saturday afternoon from the Saint Leo Tennis Center in non-region action.
Adding to their overall win total, the Lions collected a doubles sweep of the Greyhounds before taking wins at the first four singles spots.
Finishing doubles in order, the Lions saw a tremendous effort out of their top flight tandem as the No.8-ranked pair of Laura Kemkes and Emily Singleton dusted Alena Perez-Majul and Maggie Ashby, 8-0.
After solidifying wins at two and three doubles, the Lions used a dominating performance out their top four singles players to solidify the win. Singleton, ranked 40th in the country, shutout her opponent in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0.
"Overall, the women played a good match today," said Head Coach James Bryce. "I was happy to have Laura (Kemkes) back for doubles, while our number three team stepped up and played excellent today. In singles, we handled ourselves very well at one through four. Overall it's been a successful week."
The women will return to action on Wednesday, March 21, when they host non-region opponent West Virginia St. First server is set for 3 p.m. from the Saint Leo Tennis Center.
For more on the nationally-ranked women's tennis squad, visit SaintLeoLions.com.