Siena Women’s Tennis bounced back and took down Lafayette 5-2 on Saturday evening in Pennsylvania.
“It was nice to see the girls turn it around after a tough day yesterday their energy level was high and they played better,” said head coach Jeff Osborn.
Siena won on all three doubles courts to clinch the point and go up 1-0 heading into singles play. Kylie Mullaney and Anessa Leyva won 6-4 at doubles one and shortly after Annie Phillips and Ivana Boberic won 7-5 at doubles two to clinch the point. Julia Dunbar and Rina Sakai won 6-1 at doubles three after the point had been clinched for the Saints.
Boberic won in straight sets at singles one 6-3, 6-3 to put Siena up 2-0. Lafayette then won at singles two in a three-set victory. Sakai and Goehner won in straight sets at singles four and five to put Siena ahead 4-1. Goehner would be the victory point for the Saints. Perkins fell in a tight three set match at singles three, while Phillips won at singles six to give Siena 5-2 win.
Siena will conclude their three-match road trip on Sunday, March 4 at Lehigh with the match beginning at 10 a.m.