NEW HAVEN, Conn.- The Sacred Heart University Women's Tennis team picked up it's second straight Northeast Conference victory as tonight as the Pioneers defeated Saint Francis (Pa.) by a final score of 4-3. The Pioneers will return to action tomorrow morning when the Pioneers host Mount Saint Mary's. Matches begin at 8:00 a.m.
In singles play sophomore Kiera Tobia would defeated Raksha Bode 7-5, 7-5 while redshirt senior Sabrina Navarro would pick up a win against Romina Cutipa 6-0, 6-1. Junior Adrianne Alfonso would pick up the final singles victory by forfeit.
In doubles, the duo of senior Olivia Podsiebierksi and Sabrina Navarro would defeat Laura Gutierrez and Stephanie Miller 6-4 while the pairing of Tobia and sophomore Laura Crievi would pick up a win by forfeit as well.
1. Laura Gutierrez (SFU) def. Olivia Podsiebierski (SHU) 6-4, 7-5
2. Lucia Seigford (SFU) def. Brianne Lauria (SHU) 6-4, 6-4
3. Keira Tobia (SHU) def. Raksha Bode (SFU) 7-5, 7-5
4. Stephanie Miller (SFU) def. Lauren Santarsiero (SHU) 6-0, 6-3
5. Sabrina Navarro (SHU) def. Romina Cutipa (SFU) 6-0, 6-1
6. Adrianne Alfonso (SHU) def. No player (SFU), by forfeit