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Freshmen Lead Lady Flames' Sweep of Colgate

March 14, 2011
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Freshman Annisha Domenech helped the Lady Flames sweep Colgate, Monday morning, picking up a win at No. 3 doubles with Jessie Boda and winning her No. 6 singles match.

All five of the Lady Flames' freshmen notched victories Monday morning, as the Liberty women's tennis team kicked off its spring break matches in impressive fashion, defeating Colgate 7-0 in Orlando, Fla.

The Lady Flames' record levels at 6-6 with the victory, while Colgate's record falls to 3-6.

Doubles play featured two all-freshman pairings for the Liberty women, led by Cameron Richard and Rebekah Jenkins, who earned an 8-4 win in the No. 1 position over Alex Petrini and Stephanie Brown. The other combo was Annisha Domenech and Jessie Boda, who wrapped up an 8-4 victory in the No. 3 slot over Becky Silvers and Jen Marquit.

Carol Lobel and Valeriya Klintsevich also held down their No. 2 matchup, winning easily, 8-1 over Stephanie Bender and Kelsey Shea.

In singles, seniors Jordan Jenkins and Hannah Fick led off at the No. 1 and No. 2 positions, respectively. Jenkins wrapped up her match efficiently, only dropping one game on her way to the 6-0, 6-1 win against Bender. Fick defeated Petrini, 6-2, 6-1.

Richard and fellow freshman Alexandra Sheeran emphatically won their No. 3 and No. 4 matchups, as each produced a 6-0 win. Richard controlled Shea, 6-2, 6-0, while Sheeran took down Brown, 6-0, 6-3.

Lobel and Domenech wrapped up the sweep of the Lady Raiders, both winning in straight sets as well. Lobel picked up the win in her No. 5 contest, 6-3, 6-3 over Marquit, and Domenech defeated Silvers, 6-1, 6-1.

The Lady Flames continue their spring break competition in Orlando on Wednesday, when they face NJIT at 8 a.m.

Liberty 7, Colgate 0
1. Richard/R. Jenkins (LU) def. Petrini/Brown (CU) 8-4
2. Lobel/Klintsevich (LU) def. Bender/Shea (CU) 8-1
3. Domenech/Boda (LU) def. Silvers/Marquit (CU) 8-4

1. J. Jenkins (LU) def. Bender (CU) 6-0, 6-1
2. Fick (LU) def. Petrini (CU) 6-2, 6-1
3. Richard (LU) def. Shea (CU) 6-2, 6-0
4. Sheeran (LU) def. Brown (CU) 6-0, 6-3
5. Lobel (LU) def. Marquit (CU) 6-3, 6-3
6. Domenech (LU) def. Silvers (CU) 6-1, 6-1