Blackbird Down! No. 2 Lynn Women’s Tennis Sweeps LIU Brooklynn

March 13, 2019

Women’s Tennis

Lynn 4, LIU Brooklyn

Contact: Alex Slocum aslocum@lynn.edu

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Another week, another win over an NCAA Division I opponent for the Fighting Knights as Lynn University’s second-ranked women’s tennis team shut out LIU Brooklyn on Wednesday afternoon, 4-0.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: Lynn 4, LIU Brooklyn 0

Records: #2 Lynn (11-0), LIU Brooklyn (5-6)

Location: Perper Tennis Complex | Boca Raton, Fla.

All-Time Series: Lynn leads 1-0

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HOW IT HAPPENED:

·         The Fighting Knights took two doubles matches and were closing in on a third before pairs play was halted.

·         Leolia Jeanjean and Natalia Siedliska opened up the day with a 6-1 triumph at No. 1 doubles followed by Ulyana Grib and Anastacia Parkin grabbing a 6-2 win at No. 3 doubles.

·         Federica Mordegan and Eliska Petrackova were leading 5-2 in their match at the second pairs flight.

·         Lynn needed a quick three wins in singles action to give the squad a 4-0 victory.

·         Eleonora Liga was the first to finish, winning the fourth flight, 6-0, 6-1.

·         Jeanjean then logged her second win of the day, taking the top match, 6-2, 6-1.

·         Mordegan closed out the afternoon with a 6-0, 6-1 triumph at the No. 4 spot.

·         Siedliska, Grib and Petrackova were all up a set in their respective matches at the second, third and sixth flights.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

·         Lynn has defeated all three of its NCAA Division I opponents this season by a combined score of 17-1.

·         In their last match, the Blackbirds took a point of Columbia University, the 35th-ranked team in NCAA Division I.

·         Jeanjean, who is 9-0 in singles this season, has yet to lose more than three total games in a singles match.

UP NEXT:

Lynn has a week off until hosting Sonoma St. at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20.

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Alex Slocum 
Assistant Director of Athletic Communications 
Athletics 

Lynn University 
3601 North Military Trail 
Boca Raton, FL 33431
aslocum@lynn.edu
lynnfightingknights.com

+1 561-237-7000 | lynn.edu

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