Tennis Downs Oakland

Tennis Downs Oakland

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa tennis team won its second consecutive match with a home victory on Saturday morning against Oakland (Mich.) University.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Tampa Spartans 7, Oakland Golden Grizzlies 2
Records: Tampa (4-1), Oakland (2-5)
Location: Naimoli & Young Family Tennis Complex | Tampa, Fla.
All-time Series: This marked the first meeting between the two opponents.
Follow Us: @TampaSpartans on TwitterFacebookInstagramSnapchat and Vimeo

HOW IT HAPPENED:
  • The Spartans started strong with a sweep in doubles action.
  • Tampa ten proceeded to win four of the six singles events.
  • The top doubles group of Caroline Lozo and Corbin Dorsey prevailed 8-4.
  • At number two doubles, Vanina Iordanova and Maddie Stephens won by a 9-7 tally.
  • Lilley Nice and Emily Hewland gave the Spartans a doubles sweep with an 8-5 win.
  • Lozo had a perfect day as she also won the number one singles match 6-4, 6-4.
  • Nice, Dorsey and Gianna Pinasco picked up victories in the four, five and six singles matches.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Tampa is now a combined 18-8 in doubles matches this season.
  • This marks the first win over a Division I opponent for the Spartans this season.

UP NEXT:
The Spartans play host to No. 2 Barry University on Sunday at 10 a.m., in a Sunshine State Conference matchup.

TAMPA SPARTANS MOBILE APP:
A free app is also available for free download through Apple and Google Play stores. Please search for Tampa Spartans Front Row.

RECEIVE TEXT AND EMAIL ALERTS:
UT also offers free messaging service for text and/or email, which sends alerts and press releases for Spartan teams. To sign up, please register at www.tampaspartans.com.