Pulupa/Bergman Pairing Improves to 3-1 with 8-1 Win at No. 1 Doubles
GETTYSBURG, Pa. — The doubles team of Joan Pulupa (Gaithersburg, Md./Richard Montgomery) and Mara Bergman (Summit, N.J./Summit) improved to 3-1 this season, but the victory they achieved at No. 1 provided Goucher with its only point in an 8-1 setback to Gettysburg this afternoon.
Pulupa and Bergman were pitted against Katie Taylor and Bev Keyes and they came out on top 8-1. In the other two doubles matches, Laura Habecker and Meghan Fornshell knocked off Addie Maxwell (Southwest Harbor, Maine/Mount Desert Island) and Meaghan Lee (Potomac, Md./Winston Churchill), 8-3, at No. 2, and Kylle O'Sullivan and Kelsey Boyce recorded an 8-0 triumph over Vickey Casey (Orange, N.J./Chatham Hall) and Andrea Stephaich (Pittsburgh, Pa./The Ellis School) at No. 3.
Pulupa competed at No. 1 in Goucher's singles lineup and bowed to Taylor 6-3, 6-2. Lee was at No. 2 for the Gophers (3-7) and suffered a 6-1, 6-4 setback to O'Sullivan.
The only singles match in which the Bullets (4-1) didn't prevail in straight sets was No. 5 where Casey captured the opening set only to fall to Boyce 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-7).