MCLA bests Lyndon State 7-2 in NAC opener

MCLA bests Lyndon State 7-2 in NAC opener

Bennington, VT- The MCLA Women's Tennis team swept the doubles matches as they cruised past the Lyndon State Hornets in the NAC opener 7-2 this evening at the Bennington Tennis Center.  With the win, the Trailblazers are now 2-2 on the season and 1-0 in the conference.  Lyndon State is still in search of their first win.

MCLA rolled through the doubles matches as Emily Deaso and Mariza Sfakianaki won 8-3 in the top spot.  First year players Brianna Higgins and Sarah Hachadourian also took a point in the second doubles slot also by a 8-3 margin.  The final point was claimed by Sam Gawron and Anna Despart who cruised to an 8-0 victory.

In singles, all of the matches were played to pro style sets to eight.  Lyndon took the top singles point as Nichole Jones defeated Sfakianaki in a nail biter 8-7.  Deaso would respond and earn her first point claiming an 8-1 in the second slot.

Alexa Richard earned the last point for Lyndon out of the third spot with an 8-2 win over Despart, but MCLA would claim the final three matches all by identical 8-0 scores.

The Trailblazers continue NAC play on Saturday when they travel to Green Mountain for a match.