RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond women’s tennis team downed the Longwood Lancers, 5-2, Saturday afternoon at the Westhampton Courts for its second-straight win this spring.
“Today went very well,” commented head coach Mark Wesselink. “I am very pleased with our performance today and how our ladies responded after doubles. Our singles play is really starting to show improvements as our season begins.”
After falling in the doubles portion, the Spiders held strong as they only dropped one singles match.
Anna Abadias Morales led the way for Richmond as she easily downed Paloma Alatorre, 6-0, 6-1, on court two.
The Spiders will enjoy a two-week break before hitting the courts Friday, Feb. 14 against West Virginia in Norfolk, Va., at 12:30 p.m.
Richmond 5, Longwood 2
Malin Algurrin/Sarah Moomau (LU) def. Melissa Kandinata/Brittany Boys (RICH), 6-4
Anna Abadias Morales/Katya Salas (RICH) def. Anna Pelak/Paloma Alatorre (LU), 6-2
Bethany Law/Mason Thomas (LU) def. Kelsey Williams/Elizabeth Sims (RICH), 6-4
Malin Algurrin (LU) def. Melissa Kandinata (RICH), 6-3, 6-4
Anna Abadias Morales (RICH) def. Paloma Alatorre (LU), 6-0, 6-1
Elizabeth Sims (RICH) def. Sarah Moomau (LU), 6-0, 6-4
Katya Salas (RICH) def. Anna Pelak (LU), 6-2, 6-3
Brittany Boys (RICH) def. Mason Thomas (LU), 6-2, 7-5
Denny Lamachia (RICH) def. Bethany Law (LU), 6-2, 6-1