OLEAN, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure University women's tennis team won four of the six singles matches and all three doubles matches en route to defeating Slippery Rock, 5-2, at the SBU Tennis Center on Saturday afternoon.
The Bonnies started the afternoon by sweeping all three doubles matches. The freshman duo of Andrea Roque and Penelope Abreu defeated Lois Page and Viola Lugmayr, 6-2, at the No. 1 flight. At No. 2, Emily Stanley and Kahlei Reisinger earned a 6-2 victory over Lacey Cohen and Olivia Werner. Closing out double play, Buse Gunay and Paula Velilla seized their match at No. 3 doubles over Allie Welch and Lauren Fadden, 6-0.
Abreu scored another point for the Bonnies at No. 1 singles, taking down Cohen in straight sets, 7-5, 6-1. Roque was able to keep the winning ways going for SBU at No. 3 singles by defeating Page, 7-6, 6-3. Gunay was the next to win for the Bonnies in singles action. She bested Werner at the No. 4 flight, 6-2, 6-1, securing the match for the Brown and White. Velilla was also a winner in singles for the Bonnies, beating Welch, 7-6, 7-6, at No. 6.
The Bonnies are in action again at the SBU Tennis Center Wednesday, Feb. 13 against Mercyhurst. Play is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m.
St. Bonaventure 5, Slippery Rock 2
1. Penelope Abreu (SBUW) def. Lacey Cohen (SRU) 7-5. 6-1
2. Viola Lugmayr (SRU) def. Kahlei Reisinger (SBUW) 6-3, 5-7, 7-5
3. Andrea Roque (SBUW) def. Lois Page (SRU) 7-6, 6-3
4. Buse Gunay (SBUW) def. Olivia Warner (SRU) 6-2, 6-1
5. Lauren Fadden (SRU) def. Emily Stanley (SBUW) 7-6, 6-1
6. Paula Velilla (SBUW) def. Allie Welch (SRU) 7-6. 7-6
1. Andrea Roque/Penelope Abreu (SBUW) def. Lois Page/Viola Lugmayr (SRU) 6-2
2. Emily Stanley/Kahlei Reisinger (SBUW) def. Lacey Cohen/Olivia Warner (SRU) 6-2
3. Buse Gunay/Paula Velilla (SBUW) def. Allie Welch/Lauren Fadden (SRU) 6-0
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