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May 28, 2024 10:49 pm

UMO dealt loss on Senior Day against Barton

MOUNT OLIVE – On Senior Day, the No. 43 ranked University of Mount Olive women’s tennis team competed against Barton at the John Neal Walker Tennis Center on Tuesday afternoon and fell by a 7-0 margin.

With the loss, the Trojans fell to 9-10 overall with a 5-1 mark in Conference Carolinas play after suffering their first conference loss this season. Meanwhile, the Bulldogs improved to 8-9 overall with a 4-2 mark in league play.

Barton earned the doubles point winning in the first and third sessions. In the first slot, the No. 48 ranked team of senior Liza Voloshyna and junior Nele Weber registered their first conference loss this season by a score of 6-3 against Tilde Howeler and Irma Granstam. In the second position, senior Ingrid Montserrat and freshman Oriana Izarra won by a 6-1 margin over Silvia Fernandez-Trabadelo and Isabella Pita. Freshman Laura Servien and junior Jessica Aylward suffered their second conference loss dropping their match in the third doubles with a score of 6-4 against Osenyonye Nwokolo and Alexandra Saez Lozano.

In singles play, BC continued to dominate winning all six matches. In the first slot, Montserrat was dealt a 6-3, 6-3 loss by Howeler. Afterward, Aylward in the fifth position, fell 6-2, 6-4, against Leonie Hellum-Lilleengen before in the third slot, Weber lost 7-5, 6-4 to Saez Lozano. In the second position, Voloshyna dropped a 6-3, 6-2 contest to Fernandez-Trabadelo before Servien fell 6-2, 6-3 to Granstam at No. 4 singles. In the sixth singles, freshman Lea Edelstein closed out singles play with a 6-3, 6-2 loss to Pita.

— From University of Mount Olive Athletics