NCAA Womens Tennis

No. 48 Women’s Tennis Defeats Minnesota


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The No. 48 Penn State women’s team defeated Minnesota, 4-0, in a Big Ten match up on Friday.
The Nittany Lions struck first and took the doubles point. At No. 3, Ioana Gheorghita and Alina Lebedeva won their match by forfeit. 
Sofiya Chekhlystova and Carla Girbau defeated Zoey Weil and Anet Koskel, 6-2, clinching the doubles point for the Blue and White. 
Alexandra Nielsen and Yvonne Zuffova were down 5-3 versus Zeyneb Sarioglan and Aiva Schmitz when their game was stopped. 
Penn State took points from fifth and sixth singles due to Minnesota forfeiting them. Yvonne Zuffova clinched the match for the Nittany Lions by defeating Anet Koskel, 6-3, 6-3. 
No. 43 Sofiya Chekhlystova, Carla Girbau and Olivia Dorner all won the first sets of their matches before they were left unfinished.
No. 48 Penn State 4, Minnesota 0
Doubles Results 

  1. Sofiya Chekhlystova/Carla Girbau (PSU) def. Zoey Weil/Anet Koskel (MINN) 6-2


  1. Zeyneb Sarioglan/Aiva Schmitz (MINN) vs. Yvonne Zuffova/Alexandra Nielsen (PSU) 5-3


  1. Ioana Gheorghita/Alina Lebedeva (PSU) def. No Player/No Player (MINN), by forfeit

Order of Finish: 3, 1
Singles Results

  1. No. 43 Sofiya Chekhlystova (PSU) vs. Zoey Weil (MINN) 7-6 (7-3), 0-1, unfinished


  1. Yvonne Zuffova (PSU) def. Anet Koskel (MINN) 6-3, 6-3


  1. Carla Girbau (PSU) vs. Zeyneb Sarioglan (MINN) 6-3, 2-2, unfinished


  1. Olivia Dorner (PSU) vs. Aiva Schmitz (MINN) 7-6 (7-5), 3-0, unfinished


  1. Alexandra Nielsen (PSU) def. No…

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