Spartans Take Regular-Season Opener Over SCF

Spartans Take Regular-Season Opener Over SCF

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa tennis team was victorious in its first dual match of the 2018 season, defeating the State College of Florida.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Tampa Spartans 8, State College of Florida Manatees 1
Records: Tampa (1-0), State College of Florida (0-1)
Location: Naimoli & Young Family Tennis Complex | Tampa, Fla.
All-time Series: This marked the first meeting between the two schools.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
  • Tampa took all three doubles matches, and five of the six singles events.
  • The number one team of Caroline Lozo and Corbin Dorsey won 8-6.
  • At two, Maddie Stephens and Vanina Iordanova blanked their opponent 8-0.
  • Lilley Nice and Gianna Pinasco won at three by default.
  • UT won the two, three, four and five matches, along with the six singles event by default.
  • Iordanova took the number two match in straight sets.
  • Also defeating their opponents were StephensDorsey and Amanda Baxter.
  • Baxter won her first collegiate singles match 6-0, 6-0.
  • Danielle Beyes won at six by default.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • This marks UT's second straight win in a season opener.

UP NEXT:
Tampa travels to Eckerd for its Sunshine State Conference opener on Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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