Spartans Sneak by Gophers in Non-Conference Matchup

Spartans Sneak by Gophers in Non-Conference Matchup

TOWSON, Md. – The Goucher College women's tennis team (4-6, Landmark 1-0) lost to York (Pa.) 6-3 at home on Wednesday evening despite three wins in singles play.

The Gophers dropped all three doubles matches. First year Ali Gorson-Morrow (Broomall, PA) and sophomore Ali Tomasevich (Harleysville, PA) played their opponents to an 8-5 finish, putting pressure on the Spartans.

Senior Leigh Oehrig (Woodbine, MD) toppled her opponent 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) at No. 3 singles. Gorson-Morrow and junior Mackenzie Donohue (Bronx, NY) added two more points to the Gophers' charge. Donohue took Gina Liguori to the set tie-breaker and pulled out a marathon victory 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (15-13). However, Goucher was unable to overcome the Spartans to seal the win.

How It Happened:

Doubles competition

1. Katie Wagner/Darian Naill (YCPW) def. A. Goldstein-Plesser/Leigh Oehrig (GOUW) 8-2

2. Rachel Wagner/Mckenzie Krout (YCPW) def. Ali Gorson-Morrow/Ali Tomasevich (GOUW) 8-5

3. Maisie Supp/Carter Vaughn (YCPW) def. Amber Penaloza/Mackenzie Donohue (GOUW) 8-2

 

Singles competition

1. Katie Wagner (YCPW) def. Mandile Mpofu (GOUW) 6-0, 6-0

2. Rachel Wagner (YCPW) def. A. Goldstein-Plesser (GOUW) 6-1, 6-0

3. Leigh Oehrig (GOUW) def. Mckenzie Krout (YCPW) 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)

4. Ali Gorson-Morrow (GOUW) def. Darian Naill (YCPW) 6-2, 6-3

5. Maisie Supp (YCPW) def. Ali Tomasevich (GOUW) 7-5, 6-2

6. Mackenzie Donohue (GOUW) def. Gina Liguori (YCPW) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (15-13)

 

Next Up:

The Gophers return to Landmark Conference play when they host the University of Scranton in Towson, Md. on Saturday at 1PM.