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LEHIGH DEFEATS MU WOMEN’S TENNIS, 6-1

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Release: April 03, 2013
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BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Junior Brooke Verdiglione (Englishtown, N.J./St. John Vianney) earned a No. 2 singles victory, but the Monmouth University women’s tennis team fell to Lehigh, 6-1, Tuesday afternoon at the Lewis Tennis Center. 

Verdiglione scored her fourth singles win of the season, downing Lehigh’s Abby Farrell 6-1, 6-4.  Sophomore Ashley Sandler (Jericho, N.Y./Syosset) nearly staged a comeback in a back-and-forth No. 3 singles matchup with Alexandra Kaminetsky.  After dropping the first set, 7-6, Sandler cruised to a 6-1 second set victory.  The pair went back-and-forth in the tiebreaker which saw Kaminetsky edge the second-year Hawk, 12-10.

Monmouth takes on Delaware State on Wednesday at the MU Tennis Complex before welcoming in Saint Francis (Pa.) into West Long Branch on Saturday, April 6th.

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Singles competition
1. BILIMORIA, Jenai (LEHIGH) def. LIPPENS, Nicole (MU-W) 6-0, 6-0
2. VERDIGLIONE, Brooke (MU-W) def. FARRELL, Abby (LEHIGH) 6-1, 6-4
3. KAMINETSKY, Alexandra (LEHIGH) def. SANDLER, Ashley (MU-W) 7-6, 1-6, 12-10
4. BRUCH, Emily (LEHIGH) def. FERRARI, Dana (MU-W) 6-3, 7-5
5. BROOKS, Molly (LEHIGH) def. TURNER, Sarah (MU-W) 6-1, 6-2
6. PRIM, Marian (LEHIGH) def. D'ARCY, Liz (MU-W) 6-1, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. BILIMORIA, Jenai/FARRELL, Abby (LEHIGH) def. LIPPENS, Nicole/VERDIGLIONE, Brooke (MU-W) 8-1
2. HAMPSHIRE, Taylor/KAMINETSKY, Alexandra (LEHIGH) def. FERRARI, Dana/SANDLER, Ashley (MU-W) 8-2
3. D'ARCY, Liz/TURNER, Sarah (MU-W) def. BRUCH, Emily/BROOKS, Molly (LEHIGH) 8-0

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