PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women's tennis team (5-5, 3-4 CACC) won a close 4-3 match over Chestnut Hill (2-5, 2-5 CACC) on Friday evening. The Rams celebrated seniors Usha Baublitz and Lauren Candia before the match on Senior Day. The victory also clinches Jefferson a spot in the CACC Tournament.
Jefferson and Chestnut Hill came into the match tied for sixth place in the conference standings (with the top six teams advancing to the CACC Tournament). Jefferson separated themselves with the win over the Griffins and now hold the tiebreaker, which guarantees the Rams a spot in the CACC Tournament.
1. Marta Yevstakhevych/Lauren Candia (JEFFWTEN) def. Mia Covic/Barbara Broville (CHCW) 7-5
2. Chang Wei/Millie Coombes (JEFFWTEN) def. Daniela Siqueira/Julia Bellon (CHCW) 6-1
3. Ines Blanc/Katelyn High (JEFFWTEN) def. Nicole Yang/Gianna Vassalluzzo (CHCW) 6-2
1. Chang Wei (JEFFWTEN) def. Mia Covic (CHCW) 6-2, 6-2
2. Barbara Broville (CHCW) def. Marta Yevstakhevych (JEFFWTEN) 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 (7-3)
3. Lauren Candia (JEFFWTEN) def. Daniela Siqueira (CHCW) 6-1, 6-1
4. Julia Bellon (CHCW) def. Millie Coombes (JEFFWTEN) 6-3, 6-3
5. Ines Blanc (JEFFWTEN) def. Nicole Yang (CHCW) 6-1, 6-0
6. Gianna Vassalluzzo (CHCW) def. Eryn Nguyen (JEFFWTEN) 8-4
ORDER OF FINISH
Doubles: 2, 3, 1
Singles: 3, 4, 1, 5, 6, 2
Jefferson Women's Tennis closes the regular season with a conference match at Post on Saturday (1 p.m.) and a nonconference affair at Millersville on Sunday (1 p.m.)