STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (Titan Radio)- The Westminster College women’s tennis team vaulted over non-conference foe Franciscan University, 5-4, on the road Friday evening in its season opener.
The Titans jumped to 1-0 overall, while Franciscan fell to 0-1.
In No. 1 singles, Titan senior Margo Mason (Pittsburgh, PA / Chartiers Valley) picked up a 6-0, 6-3 victory. Junior Julia Serbati (Oil City, PA / Oil City Area) secured a 6-2, 6-0 victory at No. 3 singles First-year Sabrina Slagle notched the other singles victory for the Titans, besting her opponent 2-6, 6-3, 10-4.
The Titans won two out of three doubles matches to help boost them to victory. Mason paired with senior teammate Alex Marzouca (Kingston, Jamaica / Immaculate Conception) to secure an 8-3 win in No. 1 doubles, while Serbati paired with junior Casey Barton (New York City, NY / Dominican Academy) to notch an 8-7 victory in No. 3 doubles.
Westminster’s next match is at home vs. non-conference opponent Penn State Altoona on Saturday, August 31, starting at 11 a.m.
1. Margo Mason (WES) def. Madelyn Conrad (FRNW) 6-0, 6-3
2. Ana Victoria Haddad (FRNW) def. Alex Marzouca (WES) 1-6, 6-2, 10-8
3. Julia Serbati (WES) def. Grace Hammel (FRNW) 6-2, 6-0
4. Zoey Stapleton (FRNW) def. Casey Barton (WES) 1-6, 7-5, 10-4
5. Sabrina Slagle (WES) def. Estelle Leon (FRNW) 2-6, 6-3, 10-4
6. Caroline Picard (FRNW) def. Sara Small (WES) 6-2, 6-1
1. Margo Mason/Alex Marzouca (WES) def. Madelyn Conrad/Ana Victoria Haddad (FRNW) 8-3
2. Julia Serbati/Casey Barton (WES) def. Grace Hammel/Zoey Stapleton (FRNW) 8-6
3. Estelle Leon/Haley Davinsizer (FRNW) def. Sabrina Slagle/Sara Small (WES) 8-7 (7-2)