Women’s Tennis Falls At Grand Canyon, 4-3

first_img at Arizona State 1/19/2019 – 3 P.M. Watch Live Preview Results (HTML) Live Stats Story Links Next Game: PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Drake University women’s tennis team opened the 2019 portion of its schedule with a hard-fought, 4-3, loss at Grand Canyon University, Friday evening.Five of the contest’s singles matches went to three sets and the match was not decided until the final match was finishing and GCU’s Emilia Occhipinti pushed past Drake’s Liza Petushkova (Moscow, Russia), 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (8-6). Drake sophomore Carmen Palumbo (McLean, Va.) tied the match at 3-3 just prior to that with a three-set, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (8-6) win over Martina Lo Pumo.Junior Sophia Haleas (Clarendon Hill, Ill.) also won a singles match for the Bulldogs with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 win over Ludovica Infantino. Drake opened the match by winning the doubles’ point with Petushkova and Kenya Williams (Lauderhill, Fla.) prevailing 6-3 and Palumbo teaming with Daria Walczak (Lodz, Poland) to win 6-3.The Bulldogs remain in Arizona to take on Arizona State Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. CST.Grand Canyon 4, Drake 31/18/2019 at Phoenix, Ariz. (GCU Tennis Facility) Singles competition1. Occhipinti, Emilia (GCU) def. Liza Petushkova (DU) 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (8-6)2. Carmen Palumbo (DU) def. Lo Pumo, Martina (GCU) 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (8-6)3. Buhr, Celina (GCU) def. Daria Walczak (DU) 6-4, 6-24. Morel, Celia (GCU) def. Kenya Williams (DU) 2-6, 6-0, 6-15. Sophia Haleas (DU) def. Infantino, Ludovica (GCU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-26. Prudhomme, Autum (GCU) def. Megan Webb (DU) 6-4, 5-7, 6-1Doubles competition1. Liza Petushkova/Kenya Williams (DU) def. Occhipinti, Emilia/Buhr, Celina (GCU) 6-32. Carmen Palumbo/Daria Walczak (DU) def. Lo Pumo, Martina/Infantino, Ludovica (GCU) 6-33. Morel, Celia/Prudhomme, Autum (GCU) def. Megan Webb/Kelsey Neville (DU) 6-3Match NotesDrake 0-1Grand Canyon 1-1Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (3,4,6,5,2,1)T-3:09 A-100 Print Friendly Version Full Schedule Roster last_img

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