FLUSHING, N.Y. - The Queens College women's tennis team picked up a 7-2 non-conference victory over Wilmington Sunday afternoon. The Knights are now 3-0 overall on the year, while a quality Wilmington squad fell to 4-3 on the year.
The Knights won two of three flights in doubles, and five of six singles matches. In the doubles portion of the match, the 1st doubles duo of Angelika Sobiecka and Emy Alplund moved to 3-0 on the year with an 8-2 win. In 3rd doubles, the pair of Line Sorsdahl Aasen and Darya Kolesnichenko picked up an 8-4 win. Wilmington won 2nd pairs as the team of Anushka Satle and Milica Knezenic came away with an 8-4 win.
In singles, Laura Ortega Jover won in 1st singles 6-1, 6-1 in a match that clinched the victory for the Knights based on the order of finish. In 3rd singles, Sobiecka won a hard fought tiebreaker 4-6, 6-3 (10-6) for her third win in a row. Also remaining undefeated with wins today were Alplund in 4th singles, Aasen in 5th singles and Araceli Bel Aleixendri in 6th singles.
Up next match for QC is the ITA Championship, held at Eisenhower Park, Westbury, N.Y. from Friday, Sept. 30 through Monday, Oct. 3. The singles winner and doubles winners will proceed on to the National Tournament in Florida.