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Velilla Scores Lone Point For Women's Tennis vs. Bucknell

Velilla Scores Lone Point For Women's Tennis vs. Bucknell

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.

Winning for the Bonnies in doubles action was Emily Stanley and Kahlei Reisinger. They defeated Sofia Ayuso and Daniela Bellini, 6-4, but the Bison won the doubles point.

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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