WILMINGTON, Del. – The Philadelphia University women's tennis team opened Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) play with an 8-1 loss to host Goldey-Beacom Friday afternoon at the Delcastle Tennis Center.
Philadelphia's (1-2, 0-1 CACC) point came from the No. 2 doubles tandem of Mariana Sampaio (Brusque, Brazil/ Colegio Consul Carlos Renaux) and Usha Baublitz (New Freedom, Pa./Susquehannock), who picked up their first win of 2016 with an 8-5 victory against Anna Hortelano Pey and Lea Schmuecker.
Along with winning the other two doubles matches, Goldey-Beacom (1-0, 1-0 CACC) claimed all six singles matches in straight sets.
Philadelphia returns to action with a non-conference match at Shippensburg on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 1 p.m.
GOLDEY-BEACOM 8, PHILADLEPHIA U. 1
1. Lea Schmuecker (GBC) def. Jala Hamada (PHI) 6-3, 6-3
2. Anna Hortelano Pey (GBC) def. Linde Zwaan (PHI) 7-5, 6-0
3. Francesca Beg (GBC) def. Usha Baublitz (PHI) 6-4, 6-2
4. Alma Garcia Valle (GBC) def. Mariana Sampaio (PHI) 6-1, 6-0
5. Nina Sengl (GBC) def. Emily Zygmunt (PHI) 6-0, 6-0
6. Silvia Hortelano Pey (GBC) def. Katelyn High (PHI) 6-0, 6-1
1. Sengl/Beg (GBC) def. Hamada/Zwaan (PHI) 8-4
2. Sampaio/Baublitz (PHI) def. A. Hortelano Pey/Schmuecker (GBC) 8-5
3. Garcia Valle/S. Hortelano Pey (GBC) def. High/Zygmunt (PHI) 8-3