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