Spartans Take Neutral Site Meeting Over Minnesota State

Spartans Take Neutral Site Meeting Over Minnesota State

ORLANDO, Fla. – The University of Tampa tennis team won its third straight match with a victory over Minnesota State University Mankato on Thursday evening.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Tampa Spartans 8, Minnesota State Mavericks 1
Records: Tampa (5-2), Minnesota State (4-9)
Location: Lake Cane Tennis Center | Orlando, Fla.
All-time Series: Tampa leads the all-time series by a tally of 2-0.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
  • Tampa took all three doubles events by decisive scores.
  • Emily Hewland and Caroline Lozo won at number one by a score of 8-2.
  • The number two team of Lilley Nice and Maddie Stephens blanked their opponent 8-0.
  • UT's three team of Ava Sowell and Gianna Pinasco won 8-1.
  • Lozo took the number-one contest 6-2, 6-4.
  • At three, Nice won 6-4, 6-3.
  • The number four contest was won by Stephens, who secured a 6-0, 6-4 victory.
  • Sowell notched a straight set 6-0, 6-1 win at five.
  • Pinasco took the number six event, winning 6-0, 6-3.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Stephens is a perfect 10-0 in singles play this season. The sophomore is 7-0 at number-four and also won three matches at the UT invite to open the regular season.
  • Nice is a perfect 7-0 in dual match singles play.
  • The Spartans are a perfect 14-0 this season in the number four and five singles slots.

UP NEXT: Tampa plays host to South region opponent University of Alabama in Huntsville on Monday at 3 p.m.

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