#18 Women’s Tennis Downs Gettysburg 9-0 on Final Day in Florida

#18 Women’s Tennis Downs Gettysburg 9-0 on Final Day in Florida

The 18th-ranked Case Western Reserve University women's tennis team concluded their Spring Break to Florida by defeating Gettysburg College 9-0 in Haines City at the Lake Eva Tennis Courts on Wednesday.

The Spartans improved to 7-2 on the season, while Gettysburg dropped to 3-2 for the campaign.

Case Western Reserve swept the three doubles matches on Wednesday, as juniors Nithya Kanagasegar and Peyton Young topped Laura Gradiska and Gillian Minnerly 8-0 at first doubles, freshmen Katrin Gurvich and Katie Busch bested Samantha Boardman and Emily Simonds 8-2 at second doubles, and senior Kennedy Mulholland and freshman Lauren Beier earned an 8-0 win over Maddie Class and Erin Sweeney at third doubles.

In singles play, all six of the Spartan victories were in straight sets. Freshman Kendal Holladay topped Gradiska 6-1, 6-2 in the first match, and junior Nina Cepeda earned a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Minnerly at second singles. In the third singles match, Gurvich bested Boardman 6-1, 6-1 and Busch picked up a 6-0, 6-2 win over Simonds at fourth singles. Rounding out the win, Mulholland claimed a 6-1, 6-1 win over Emily Lutz at fifth singles, Beier battled to a 6-0, 6-2 win over Class at sixth singles.

Case Western Reserve will return to Cleveland for their third home match of the season on Saturday, March 25th against John Carroll University. The match is slated for a 11:00 a.m. start at the Cleveland Skating Club.