UT Singles Play Lifts Spartans Past PBA

UT Singles Play Lifts Spartans Past PBA

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The University of Tampa tennis team rallied to a Sunshine State Conference road victory over No. 47 Palm Beach Atlantic University.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Tampa Spartans 4, Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish 3
Records: Tampa (11-6, 3-5 SSC), Palm Beach Atlantic (11-10, 2-7 SSC)
Location: Mitch Gornto Tennis Complex | West Palm Beach, Fla.
All-time Series: The all-time series is now knotted at 8-8 as the Spartans have taken two straight.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
  • PBA took two of the three doubles contests for the point.
  • The UT doubles win came at two with a 6-4 victory from the duo of Corbin Dorsey and Maddie Stephens.
  • The Spartans won four of the six singles matches to take the win.
  • Lilley Nice broke a 3-3 tie as her win at three singles sealed the Spartan win.
  • UT also had singles wins from Dorsey at two, Caroline Lozo at four and Stephens at five.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Maddie Stephens is fourth all-time with 43 career singles victories. Next on the list is Kelsey Matthews with 45 wins.
  • Lilley Nice is also in the top-10 with 37 career singles victories.
  • Stephens is third in UT history with 44 doubles wins while Nice is seventh at 35.

UP NEXT:
The Spartans conclude the weekend road trip with a match at No. 2 Barry on Sunday at 11 a.m.

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