Lady Rams get past NYIT, 5-4

Elizabeth Verbits
Elizabeth Verbits

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Philadelphia University women's tennis picked up its first win of the spring season by defeating NYIT 5-4 Sunday afternoon at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Center.

The Lady Rams (8-6) earned three points in singles play. Elizabeth Verbits was victorious against Kelly Duarte in the No. 3 match, 6-1, 6-2. Olivia Amato fought off Melanie Hoffer, 5-7, 6-1, 7-5 in the No. 4 flight, for her first collegiate win. Magill Kurts was a 6-0, 6-0 winner over Chelseyann Bipat in the No. 5 singles match.

Philadelphia recorded two points with default victories.

The Lady Rams return to the court on Tuesday, March 20 at West Chester starting at 3:30 p.m.