Castleton, VT- The Castleton University women's tennis team swept the doubles matches as they cruised past the MCLA Trailblazers 8-1 this afternoon in North Atlantic Conference action. The Spartans are now 5-4 on the season and improve to 2-1 in the NAC. MCLA drops to 2-3 overall and 2-2 in the conference.
Castleton swept through doubles play to take an early 3-0 edge. Ciara Bannister and Kirsten Kruk took down Mariza Sfakianaki and Ashley Juskhas 8-2 for the first point. Megan Nadler and Emily Miller took the second doubles match over Briana Higgins and Lauren Kexel 8-2 making it 2-0 Spartans. A third straight 8-2 win came from Lauren Reck and Alexis Curley over Katherine Grill and Danielle Nolan heading into singles.
In singles play, Sfakianaki was able to get a bit of revenge against Bannister as she defeated her 6-3, 6-1 to claim the lone MCLA point. Castleton's Nadler, Kruk, Miller, Danarose Weaver, and Curley each posted straight set victories to close out the scoring and earn the win for the Spartans.
MCLA is back in action on Thursday when they head to Sage for a non conference matchup with the Gators.