Women's Tennis Opens Fall at Lions Kickoff Tournament

Women's Tennis Opens Fall at Lions Kickoff Tournament

EWING, N.J. - Franklin & Marshall's women's tennis team began the fall portion of their 2019-20 schedule on Saturday by facing off against NYU and TCNJ at the Lions Kickoff Tournament in New Jersey. The competition featured singles and doubles action, and no team scoring was recorded at the event.

By the Numbers

First-year Sammi Perry battled in singles play, dropping a tightly-contested 6-1, 2-6, 12-10 matchup against Rupa Ganesh of NYU. The duo of Clara March Okuyama and Hayley Bidwell also provided a strong effort in doubles competition but came up short by an 8-4 tally.

The Results

Singles competition
1 Buraya, Ana Maria (NYUW) def. Clara March Okuyama (Franklin & Marshall) 6-3, 6-3
1 Kulle, Coco (NYUW) def. Hayley Bidwell (Franklin & Marshall) 6-3, 6-0
1 Jensrud, Karina (NYUW) def. Skye Victor (Franklin & Marshall) 6-0, 6-0
1 Balyk, Anastasiia (NYUW) def. Cassidy Landau (Franklin & Marshall) 6-3, 6-2
1 Ganesh, Rupa (NYUW) def. Sammi Perry (Franklin & Marshall) 6-1, 2-6, 12-10
1 Kam, Judy (NYUW) def. Lauren Wang (Franklin & Marshall) 6-4, retired
1 Shaffer, Kate (NYUW) def. Ella Mure (Franklin & Marshall) 6-2, 6-0
1 Leonard, Ana (NYUW) def. Caroline Ulrich (Franklin & Marshall) 6-4, 6-0
2 Ariella Shlugleyt (TCNJ) def. Avant, Lucy (NYUW) 8-1

Doubles competition
1 Liya Davidov/Katrine Luddy (TCNJ) def. Buraya, Ana Maria/Balyk, Anastasiia (NYUW) 8-4
1 Kulle, Coco/Kam, Judy (NYUW) def. Alexandria Vasile/Charlotte Roarty (TCNJ) 8-5
1 Shaffer, Kate/Ganesh, Rupa (NYUW) def. Navya Yemula/Jenny Landells (TCNJ) 8-5
1 Jensrud, Karina/Leonard, Ana (NYUW) def. Anusha Rangu/Audrey Chen (TCNJ) 8-0
1 Amy Yan/Ally Yan (TCNJ) def. Chawla, Anandini/Huang, Claire (NYUW) 8-2
2 Liya Davidov/Katrine Luddy (TCNJ) def. Clara March Okuyama/Hayley Bidwell (Franklin & Marshall) 8-4
2 Alexandria Vasile/Charlotte Roarty (TCNJ) def. Skye Victor/Sammi Perry (Franklin & Marshall) 8-4
2 Navya Yemula/Jenny Landells (TCNJ) def. Cassidy Landau/Lauren Wang (Franklin & Marshall) 8-2
2 Amy Yan/Ally Yan (TCNJ) def. Caroline Ulrich/Ella Mure (Franklin & Marshall) 8-5
3 Buraya, Ana Maria/Balyk, Anastasiia (NYUW) def. Clara March Okuyama/Haley Bidwell (Franklin & Marshall) 8-3
3 Kulle, Coco/Kam, Judy (NYUW) def. Skye Victor/Sammi Perry (Franklin & Marshall) 8-3
3 Shaffer, Kate/Ganesh, Rupa (NYUW) def. Cassidy Landau/Lauren Wang (Franklin & Marshall) 8-3
3 Jensrud, Karina/Leonard, Ana (NYUW) def. Caroline Ulrich/Ella Mure (Franklin & Marshall) 8-1

Up Next

F&M returns to the court on Sept. 20-22 to take part in the ITA Southeast Regional Championships, hosted by Mary Washington.