PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The Drake women's tennis cracked the double-digit win plateau for the fourth consecutive year on the strength of the Bulldogs' 4-3 victory past Brown (10-5) on Thursday (March 20).
Drake (10-2) staked itself to a 1-0 lead after capturing the doubles point fueled by triumphs at the Nos. 2 and 3 positions, respectively.
Clinching the tally with an 8-4 decision past Ammu Mandalap and Ashley Noyes at No. 3 was the tandem of sophomore Maddie Johnson (Onalaska, Wis.) and senior Klavdija Rebol (Kranj, Slovenia).
The Bears regained the lead in singles, 2-1, with victories on the top two courts.
Johnson answered the call for the Bulldogs evening the affair at two besting Nikita Uberol at the No. 3 slot, 6-2, 6-4.
Junior Nell Boyd (Arlington Heights, Ill.) moved Drake to within a point of victory coming from behind to dispatch Sarah Kandath at No. 4, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.
Brown had an answer of its own taking the No. 5 match, 6-1, 7-6 (8), to square the contest at three.
With the outcome of the affair riding on the result on the No. 6 court, sophomore Lea Kozulic (Varazdin, Croatia) registered a 7-6 (6), 6-4 triumph past Noyes to clinch the victory for the Bulldogs.
Drake closes out its spring break trip visiting Boston University for a 2:00 p.m. CT match on Saturday (March 22).
DRAKE (10-2) DEF. BROWN (10-5), 4-3
MARCH 20, 2014 • PROVIDENCE, R.I.
No. 1 Dayna Lord (BU) def. Klavdija Rebol (DU), 6-2, 7-6
No. 2 Hannah Camhi (BU) def. Mariel Ante (DU), 6-3, 6-2
No. 3 Maddie Johnson (DU) def. Nikita Uberol (BU), 6-2, 6-4
No. 4 Nell Boyd (DU) def. Sarah Kandath (BU), 4-6, 6-1, 6-4
No. 5 Ammu Mandalap (BU) def. Jordan Eggleston (DU), 6-1, 7-6 (8)
No. 6 Lea Kozulic (DU) def. Ashley Noyes (BU), 7-6 (6), 6-4
Order of Finish: 1,2,3,4,5,6
No. 1 Camhi/Lord (BU) def. Ante/Kozulic (DU), 8-1
No. 2 Boyd/Eggleston (DU) def. Kandath/Uberol (BU), 8-2
No. 3 Johnson/Rebol (DU) def. Mandalap/Noyes (BU), 8-4
Order of Finish: 1,2,3