Spartans Battle No. 3 Lions to Wire in SSC Quarters

Spartans Battle No. 3 Lions to Wire in SSC Quarters

BRADENTON, Fla. – The University of Tampa tennis team dropped a decision to top-five opponent Saint Leo University in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Sunshine State Conference Championships.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: No. 3 Saint Leo Lions 4, No.48 Tampa Spartans 2
Records: Tampa (12-8), Saint Leo (19-4)
Location: IMG Academy | Bradenton, Fla.
All-time Series: The Lions own a 31-27 advantage in the all-time series.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
  • Tampa earned the doubles point with wins at the one and two matches while three went unfinished.
  • The top doubles duo of Caroline Lozo and Dakota Busch took a 6-2 victory.
  • The doubles point went to UT when the two team of Corbin Dorsey and Maddie Stephens prevailed by a tally of 6-4.
  • Lozo also won her four singles match by scores of 6-3, 7-5.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Maddie Stephens concluded her Spartan career fourth all-time with 44 career singles victories.
  • Junior Lilley Nice is also in the top-10 with 38 career singles victories.
  • Stephens also stands at third in UT history with 45 doubles wins while Nice is seventh at 36.

UP NEXT:
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