Ravens Even Up CSAC Record With Family Weekend Win

10/01/2011 20:07

ROSEMONT, Pa. - The Rosemont Ravens women's tennis team earned a 5-4 victory this afternoon in a CSAC match against the visiting Cedar Crest Falcons. The win came on Family Weekend, and the result improved the Raven's record to 3-5 (3-3 CSAC). The Falcon's record dropped to 0-8 (0-5 CSAC) with the loss.

Junior Olesya Kuchma (St. Davids) won her fifth straight match in the #1 singles flight in two love sets to up her overall singles record to 8-1. Also winning their singles matches today was junior Barbara Lally (Philadelphia, PA) (6-1, 7-5) in the #5 singles flight and first year Kirsten Sanford (Yardley, PA) (6-3, 6-4) in the #4 singles flight. Sanford's win evened up her singles record at 3-3 for the season.

In doubles, victories came from the #1 flight tandem of Kuchma and Sanford, now 4-1 as a team this season. The other doubles win came from the #3 team of Lally and senior Latifah Edwards (Philadelphia, PA).

The team will next travel to Gwynedd-Mercy College on Friday, 10/7 to face the undefeated Griffins. The matches are scheduled to start at 4:00pm.