NEW HAVEN, Conn.- The Sacred Heart University Women's Tennis team fell to Hofstra tonight by a final score of 4-3. The Pioneers will return to action on Sunday Mar. 24 when the Pioneers host Bryant. Matches begin at 5:30 p.m . at the Tennis Club of Trumbull.
Olivia Podsiebierski and Sabrina Navarro each took victories for SHU in the singles rounds as Podsiebierski defeated Jasmine King 6-4, 6-4 while Navarro defeated Odessa Stork 6-4, 7-6 (5). In doubles play, the Pioneers picked up two points courtesy of the duo of Brianne Lauria and Sabrina Navarro as they defeated Herndon and King 6-4. The tag team of Keira Tobia and Adrianne Alfonso also picked up a point for defeating Stork and Ronia Dolabany 6-4.
1. Olivia Podsiebierski (SHU) def. Jasmine King (HOFSTRA) 6-4, 6-4
2. Alejandra Ruffini (HOFSTRA) def. Brianne Lauria (SHU) 6-0, 6-0
3. Katherine Kachkarov (HOFSTRA) def. Keira Tobia (SHU) 6-4, 6-2
4. Sarah Herndon (HOFSTRA) def. Laura Crivei (SHU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Sabrina Navarro (SHU) def. Odessa Stork (HOFSTRA) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
6. Mandisa Walle (HOFSTRA) def. Adrianne Alfonso (SHU) 6-4, 6-3