ST. LEO, Fla. – The No. 25 University of Tampa tennis team fell by a 7-2 score in a Sunshine State Conference matchup with No. 9 Saint Leo University.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: No. 9 Saint Leo Lions 7, No. 25 Tampa Spartans 2
Records: Tampa (10-5, 3-4 SSC), Saint Leo (11-4, 3-2 SSC)
Location: Saint Leo Tennis Complex | St. Leo, Fla.
All-time Series: Saint Leo leads the all-time series by a 29-27 mark, including 12 consecutive victories.
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- Tampa won the number two doubles contest as the Lions took two-of-three.
- The lone Spartan singles victory came at the number-six spot.
- The number two doubles team of Maddie Stephens and Vanina Iordanova rallied to a 9-7 win.
- Gianna Pinasco had the other UT victory as she played to a six-singles win by scores of 6-3, 6-3.
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:
- Tampa had its five-match winning streak snapped.
- Number-one singles player Caroline Lozo missed her fifth straight match.
Tampa faces another stiff SSC test at home on Friday as they welcome No. 22 Florida Tech at 3 p.m.
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