Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Women's Tennis Clinches Home Playoff Match with win Over Behrend

Women's Tennis Clinches Home Playoff Match with win Over Behrend

Orchard Park, NY - The D'Youville women's tennis team is heading back to the postseason as the women defeated the Penn State-Behrend Lions on Sunday morning by the final score of 6-3.

Amanda Waliszewski (Sanborn, NY/Niagara-Wheatfield) helped pick up two points for the women in her singles and doubles matches. In her doubles match with her partner Lexi Dickson (Hamilton, Ont./Frontier), the two picked up an 8-5 victory while as a singles player, Waliszewski took down her opponent 1-6, 6-3, 10-7. 

Freshmen Julia Clapper (Cleveland, OH/Highland) and Faith Falkowski (Batavia, NY/Notre Dame) combined to grab three points for the Spartans with wins in their double match and single matches. The two picked up an 8-0 win over the Lions in their doubles match while Clapper registered a 3-6, 7-6, 1-0 win in her singles match. Falkowski added a 6-1, 6-0 win in her singles match to add to the team's total.

Dena Iadanza (Vestal, NY/Vestal) celebrated her senior day with a 6-0, 6-1 singles victory as Lauren Karoglan (Orchard Park, NY/Orchard Park) picked up a 6-3. 6-0 victory. Alisson Meissner (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) added a very good effort in both her singles and doubles matches for the women.

D'Youville will close out their regular season with a non-conference match against Houghton this Tuesday, October 8 at Houghton at 6:30pm. They will then host their first-round AMCC playoff match next Saturday, October 12 at 2:00pm at Southtowns Tennis Center.