Women’s Tennis Falls in 2017-18 Season Opener to Adelphi, 7-2

Women’s Tennis Falls in 2017-18 Season Opener to Adelphi, 7-2

PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women's tennis team (0-1) fell to the Adelphi Panthers (1-0) on Thursday afternoon by a 7-2 final. The women played at the Abraham J. Salaman '58 Tennis Courts on campus to begin the 2017-18 season.

The Panthers are seeking to win their third-straight NE-10 conference title and third-straight NCAA appearance in 2017-18.

SINGLES
1. Rebecca Fakas (ADE) def. Marta Yevstakhevych (JEFFWTEN) 7-6, 3-7, 6-1
2. Lauren Candia (JEFFWTEN) def. Elizabeth Kallenberg (ADE) 4-6, 6-2, 7-5
3. Nicole Kielan (ADE) def. Millie Coombes (JEFFWTEN) 6-3, 6-2
4. Samantha Perri (ADE) def. Lindsey McDonough (JEFFWTEN) 6-1, 6-0
5. Karen Serina (ADE) def. Eryn Nguyen (JEFFWTEN) 6-0, 6-1
6. Vanja Savic (ADE) def. Emily Zygmunt (JEFFWTEN) 8-4

DOUBLES
1. Lauren Candia/Marta Yevstakhevych (JEFFWTEN) def. Rebecca Fakas/Karen Serina (ADE) 8-5
2. Elizabeth Kallenberg/Samantha Perri (ADE) def. Usha Baublitz/Millie Coombes (JEFFWTEN) 8-0
3. Nicole Kielan/Vanja Savic (ADE) def. Eryn Nguyen/Lindsey McDonough (JEFFWTEN) 8-1

ORDER OF FINISH
Doubles: 2, 3, 1
Singles: 4, 3, 5, 1, 2, 6

NEXT UP
The Rams now head to Bronxville, N.Y. to take on Concordia on Saturday, Sept. 9 from the Myers Tennis Center at 1 p.m.

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