Women’s tennis defeats Azusa for first time since 1999

The Eagles win 5-2 against the Cougars.

Charlotte McKinley, Staff Writer

Women’s tennis played a home game against Azusa Pacific University on Feb. 19 and won, 5-2.

EAGLES DOUBLE UP

The Eagles had an intense morning playing against the Cougars. Juniors Colbeyshae Emery and Mary Brascia came out strong with the first win against Azusa, 6-2. Junior Ines Diaz and sophomore Gaby Carvajal won their matches, 6-4. Freshman Alexandria Mann and sophomore Brooke Fager’s match went unfinished. 

MOMENTOUS VICTORY

In singles, Biola won three matches, only allowing Azusa two wins. In Brascia’s match, the Cougar athlete beat her 6-3 in both matches. Sophomore Lilly McNeill finished second with her matches scoring 6-3. Fager finished third, beating her opponent 6-1 and 6-3. 

Mann’s game was the first to go for three matches. She won her first match 6-2, lost her second 6-1 and won the final match 6-3. Emery, finishing fourth, was defeated by Asuza’s athlete 7-5 and 7-6. Diaz lost her first match against Azusa 6-4, but quickly came out on top scoring 6-2 and 6-4 in the final two matches. 

Women’s tennis (6-1) will stay home to face off against Fresno Pacific University on Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. Footage and stats from the game are located on the Biola Athletics website.

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