FLUSHING, N.Y. - The Queens College women's tennis team moved to 6-0 on the season with a 5-4 victory over LIU Post Tuesday afternoon. With the match knotted at four, freshman Araceli Bel Aleixendri clinched the match with a 6-4, 6-3 victory in 6th singles.
The Knights found themselves in an early and unfamiliar hole. For the first time in over a year, Queens was outscored in the doubles portion of the match and entered singles trailing 2-1. In 1st doubles, the duo of Angelika Sobiecka and Emy Alplund fell to Stanislava Klymova and Shanice Arthur 9-8 (7-4). In 2nd doubles, Laura Ortega Jover and Bel Aleixendri fell to Lara Scholtze and Charlotte Hynes 8-3. In 3rd doubles, Line Sorsdahl Aasen and Ruth Artaza Martin topped Laura Harwell and Heena Kewalarami 8-3.
In singles, the Knights evened the match as Aasen finished her match first at 5th singles, beating Harwell 6-0, 6-0. Line remains undefeated for both singles and doubles in dual matches this season. Next to finish was Alplund at 4th singles, defeating Hynes 6-1, 6-1. Sobiecka remained undefeated in singles matches beating Klymova in 3rd singles 6-3, 6-1. Bel Aleixendri then closed out the match for the Knights.
UP NEXT: The Knights travel upstate for weekend matches at Roberts Wesleyan and Daemen.