OLEAN, N.Y. – Paula Velilla's win at No. 6 singles highlighted play for the St. Bonaventure University women's tennis team at the St. Bonaventure Tennis Center Saturday evening. The Bonnies, however, fell to the Bucknell Bison, 6-1.
After losing the first set 5-7, Velilla won the next two sets, 6-1, 10-5, over Jill Auteri.
Also playing in three set matches was Penelope Abreu and Stanley. Abreu fell in a tough fought third set tiebreak, 7-10, at No. 1 singles and Stanley would fall, 5-7, in her third set at No. 5 singles.
The Bonnies are back in action Saturday, Feb. 9 at home against Slippery Rock. Play is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m.
Bucknell 6, St. Bonaventure 1
No. 1 Daniela Bellini (BUCK) def. Penelope Abreu (SBU) 5-7, 6-4, 10-7
No. 2 Cayla Koch (BUCK) def. Kahlei Reisinger (SBU) 6-1, 6-4
No. 3 Paige Leavy (BUCK) def. Andrea Roque (SBU) 6-1, 6-0
No. 4 Mishi Papich (BUCK) def. Buse Gunay (SBU) 6-1, 6-2
No. 5 Sofia Ayuso (BUCK) def. Emily Stanley (SBU) 3-6, 6-0, 7-5
No. 6 Paula Velilla (SBU) def. Jill Auteri (BUCK) 5-7, 6-1, 10-5
No. 1 Paige Leavy/Cayla Koch (BUCK) def. Penelope Abreu/Andrea Roque (SBU) 6-4
No. 2 Emily Stanley/Kahlei Reisinger (SBU) def. Sofia Ayuso/Daniela Bellini (BUCK) 6-4
No. 3 Mishi Papich/Jill Auteri (BUCK) def. Buse Gunay/Paula Velilla (SBU) 6-4
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