NCAA Womens Tennis

Women’s Tennis Falls to Columbia on the Road

Women’s Tennis Falls to Columbia on the Road

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Penn State women’s tennis team fell 6-1 in a match on Saturday to Columbia.
Columbia struck first by taking the doubles point. Deanna Lasorda and Yvonne Zuffova fell in their match to Winta Tewolde and Rachelle Rimondini, 6-1.
Karly Friedland and Olivia Dorner dropped their match to Anna Zhang and Sophia Wang, 6-2.
Danielle Alamo fell to Natacha Schou, 6-2, 6-0. Deanna Lasorda dropped her match versus Clarine Lerby, 6-2, 6-1. 
Columbia was able to clinch the match with Yvonne Zuffova’s loss to Anna Zhang, 6-3, 6-3.
Alina Lebedeva fell in her match against Gayathri Krishnan, 6-3, 6-4. Olivia Dorner fell in a tough fought match to No. 116 Julia Haynes, 4-6, 7-5, 10-5.
Karly Friedland won the only match for the Nittany Lions on the day. She defeated Winta Tewolde, 4-6, 7-6 (10-8), 10-3.
Columbia 6, Penn State 1

  1. Anna Zhang/Sophia Wang (CU) def. Karly Friedland/Olivia Dorner (PSU) def. 6-2


  1. Gayathri Krishnan/Sophia Strugnell (CU) vs. Alina Lebedeva/Danielle Alamo (PSU) 5-3, unfinished


  1. Winta Tewolde/Rachelle Rimondini (CU) def. Deanna Lasorda/Yvonne Zuffova (PSU) 6-1

Order of Finish: 3, 1 

  1. Julia Haynes (CU) def. Olivia Dorner (PSU) 4-6, 7-5, 10-5


  1. Anna Zhang (CU) def. Yvonne Zuffova (PSU) 6-3, 6-3


  1. Gayathri Krishnan (CU) def. Alina Lebedeva (PSU) 6-3, 6-4


  1. Karly Friedland (PSU) def. Winta Tewolde (CU) 4-6, 7-6 (10-8), 10-3


  1. Natacha Schou (CU) def. Danielle Alamo (PSU) 6-2, 6-0


  1. Clarine Lerby (CU) def. Deanna Lasorda (PSU) 6-2, 6-1

Order of Finish: 5, 6, 2, 3, 4, 1
The Nittany Lions will play one more match this weekend on Sunday, Jan. 28 against UPenn at noon. 
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