NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont women's tennis team picked up their fourth win of the season as they beat IUPUI 4-3 Saturday night at the Ensworth Tennis Center.
The Bruins grabbed an early 1-0 lead as they won at positions two and three in doubles. At two, sophomore Erin Allen and freshman Lauren Carelli defeated Mariella Pessina and Meghan Bernard 6-2. Then at three, sophomores Maria Plaksina and Terra Sheldon defeated Samantha Hayward and Sarah Lounsbury 6-3.
In singles, the Bruins cinched the win with wins at No. 3, No. 4 and No. 6 positions. At three, freshman Peyton Lee won her fourth straight match after defeating Sarah Lounsbury 6-4, 6-0. Then at four, sophomore Maria Plaksina defeated Krystal Grubb 6-3, 6-3, while sophomore Terra Sheldon won 7-5, 6-2 against Meghan Bernard at number six.
The women's tennis team (4-4) is back in action next Saturday, February 23 as they host Cumberland (Tenn.) at the Ensworth Tennis Center.