Sharks Edge Spartans in SSC Morning Matchup

Sharks Edge Spartans in SSC Morning Matchup

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The University of Tampa tennis team fell by a 5-4 score to Nova Southeastern University on Saturday morning.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Nova Southeastern Sharks 5, Tampa Spartans 4
Records: Tampa (5-3, 3-3 SSC), Nova Southeastern (3-4, 1-2 SSC)
Location: NSU Tennis Center | Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
All-time Series: Nova Southeastern now owns a 21-10 record in the all-time series.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
  • The Sharks took two of three doubles matches by respective scores of 8-3, 8-4 at number one and two. UT took the three match 8-5.
  • The teams split the singles matches with Tampa winning at four, five and six.
  • Lilley Nice and Emily Hewland had the win at three doubles.
  • Nice also won her number-four singles match.
  • Freshmen Corbin Dorsey and Amanda Baxter were victorious in the number five and six contests.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Tampa is now a combined 22-13 in doubles matches this season.

UP NEXT:
The Spartans will spend spring break in Texas, facing three NCAA Division foes including St. Edward's on Tuesday, Texas A&M-Kingsville on Wednesday and No. 19 Tarleton State on Thursday.

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