Boardman - The Youngstown State women's tennis team defeated Niagara 7-0 on Friday at the Boardman Tennis Center in the home opener for the Penguins.
YSU came out strong winning the doubles point with wins at No. 1 and No. 3. The Penguins won all six singles matches against the Purple Eagles, taking five in straight sets.
In singles play, Nsimba was victorious 6-0, 7-5 at No. 1, Khokhlova won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 3, at No. 4, Teufl picked up a 6-2, 6-1 victory, Cassandra Moraleja earned a 6-2, 6-0 win at No. 5 while Ana Stroe cruised to a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 6. Sofia Macias was pushed to three sets against Andrea Peteu, but won her match 6-3, 4-6, 10-3.
The Penguins are in action tomorrow at the Boardman Tennis Center against Bucknell. First serve is set for 2 p.m.