YSU Drops Hard Fought 4-3 Decision to Oakland
The Youngstown State women's tennis team dropped a hard-fought 4-3 decision to Oakland on Sunday morning at the Boardman Tennis Center. YSU won at No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 singles against the Golden Grizzlies.
Freshman Marta Burak picked up an impressive 6-1, 6-0 victory over Caitlin Young at No. 1 singles. At No. 2, Lauren Hankle cruised past Demi Georgakopoulos 6-1, 6-0. In action at No. 3, Gimena Puppo picked up a win beating Grace Keating 6-1, 6-3. Jennifer Moore lost 6-0, 6-0 at No. 4 against Brittany Baxter. Oakland won by default at No. 5 and No. 6 singles.
In doubles play, Burak and Hankle earned an 8-3 win over Young and Baxter at No. 1. At No. 2, Puppo and Moore dropped an 8-1 decision.
The Penguins are next in action in Florida in March.
Oakland 4, YSU 3
No. 1 - Burak (YSU) def. Caitlin Young (OU) 6-1, 6-0
No. 2 - Hankle (YSU) def. Demi Georgakopulos (OU) 6-1, 6-0
No. 3 - Puppo (YSU) def. Grace Keating (OU) 6-1, 6-3
No. 4 - Brittany Baxter (OU) def. Moore (YSU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 5 - Caryn Kimmel (OU) won by default
No. 6 - Abbey Bates (OU) won by default
No. 1 - Burak/Hankle (YSU) def. Young/Baxter (OU) 8-3
No. 2 - Keating/Georgakopoulos (OU) def. Puppo/Moore (YSU) 8-1
No. 3 - Kimmel/Bates (OU) won by default