No. 75 Lions Win Fourth in a Row
The LMU women's tennis team got another win Saturday, improving to 7-5.
March 23, 2013
LOS ANGELES -- Playing in their final match before conference play opens next week, the Lions continued to impress at home, defeating Dartmouth College 6-1. The win marked the fourth consecutive for the Lions, as the team improved to 6-1 at home at 7-5 overall. The Dartmouth Big Green dropped to 8-4 after coming into California last week at 7-1.
In the doubles round, the Lions were in control most of the way. Despite a setback on Court 2 giving Dartmouth an early edge, LMU would go on to win on Courts 1 and 3 to secure the doubles point. Tory Parravi and Kristine Kouyoumjian won 8-4 on Court 3 to level things up for the Lions. The point would then be decided on Court 1, where April Bisharat and Claudia Razzeto closed the deal with an 8-5 win for LMU.
In singles, LMU came out firing. First to finish was Parravi, who won a quick 6-0, 6-3 match on Court 3. Then Miya Jin extended the Lions’ lead with a big come from behind victory on Court 4, winning 0-6, 6-3, 6-0. LMU would then drop a match on Court 2, giving Dartmouth their only point of the afternoon. Next, for the second straight match, Kouyoumjian would clinch the team win for the Lions, winning 7-5, 6-4 on Court 5. Bisharat would also get a come from behind win after continuing to wear down her opponent on Court 1. After dropping the first set, Bisharat would fight back to win 2-6, 7-5, 6-1. Reka Rohonyi would then wrap things up for the Lions, winning in three sets on Court 6.
The Lions next match will be at home Thursday, March 28 against Santa Clara at 1:30 p.m.
- GO LIONS -