MEDIA, Pa. -- After dropping its season-opening match six days ago to Cedar Crest, the Penn State Brandywine women's tennis avenged the defeat, edging the Falcons 5-4 for its first victory of the season on Thursday.
Brandywine won two of the three doubles matches as Heather Gartside (Ridley Park, Pa./Ridley) and Roxane-Mae Agno (Drexel Hill, Pa./Upper Darby) claimed the No. 1 battle with an 8-4 win and Elizabeth Sexton (Berwyn, Pa./Westtown School) and Melody Zheng (Wilmington, Del./Mt. Pleasant) posted an 8-0 sweep in the No. 3 slot.
Agno was also a winner at No. 3 singles, topping Cedar Crest's Kristina Litonjua 8-5. Alexis Ellison (Wilmington, Del./Mt. Pleasant) won fifth-flight singles 8-6 and Katie Corey (Lansdowne, Pa./Agora Cyber Charter) took her No. 4 singles match 8-6 as Brandywine split six singles contests to earn the one-point victory.
The Lions play three-straight road matches beginning Tuesday at Cairn at 3:30 pm.
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May 22, 2017 Brandywine Announces End-Of-Year Athletic Awards
April 27, 2017 Tennis Drops Home Dual To FDU-Florham
April 20, 2017 Brandywine Names Nolan Bacchieri Head Tennis Coach
April 17, 2017 Bryn Mawr Downs Brandywine In Road Matchup
March 25, 2017 Brandywine Drops Home Matches To Arcadia
March 22, 2017 Penn State Honors Brandywine Student-Athletes For Academics
March 9, 2017 Women’s Tennis Edged In Spring Opener
October 16, 2016 Rutgers-Camden Downs Brandywine In Fall Finale
October 4, 2016 Brandywine Falls At DeSales
September 27, 2016 Lions Swept At Immaculata
September 20, 2016 Cairn Bests Brandywine Women's Tennis 7-2
September 8, 2016 Brandywine Bests Cedar Crest For First Win
September 2, 2016 Women's Tennis Drops Opener At Cedar Crest
August 31, 2016 Fall Sports Kickoff Thursday At Brandywine