Posted: March 4, 2008
MELBOURNE, Fla. – Lehigh wrapped up its spring break trip to Florida with a 6-1 loss to Evansville Tuesday afternoon. The Mountain Hawks won just one doubles match, and junior Ariela Cohen delivered Lehigh’s only team point with a win at No. 4 singles, as Lehigh falls to 4-5 on the season.
In doubles play, Lehigh dropped the first two flights, but picked up a win at the No. 3 flight as sophomores Stacey Reich and Julie Arthofer defeated Susan Elliott and Allie Cox 8-5.
The Purple Aces (6-3) picked up five straight set wins in singles play to put the match out of reach. Cohen won a third set ten point tiebreak over Stephanie Mills at No. 4 singles to earn Lehigh’s only point 6-3, 5-7, 10-6.
The Mountain Hawks will return to action on Thursday, March 13 when they welcome Delaware to the Lewis Tennis Center, with first serves set for 4 p.m.
Evansville 6 Lehigh 1
1. Chybowski/Sorensen (UE) def. Schwartz/Furman (LU) 8-3
2. Kawamoto/Millis (UE) def. Jacobi/Cohen (LU) 8-3
3. Reich/Arthofer (LU) def. Elliott/Cox (UE) 8-5
1. Lisa Kawamoto (UE) def. Allie Schwartz (LU) 6-2, 6-3
2. Kate Chybowski (UE) def. Julie Arthofer (LU) 6-1, 6-3
3. Pin Sorensen (UE) def. Ruthie Furman (LU) 7-5, 6-0
4. Ariela Cohen (LU) def. Stephanie Millis (UE) 6-3, 5-7, 10-6
5. Allie Cox (UE) def. Victoria Vityuk (LU) 6-4, 6-2
6. Riette Kotze (UE) def. Kiera Murasko-Blank (LU) 6-1, 6-4