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.


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. 


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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