HAVERFORD, Pa. – The Salisbury University women's tennis team stretched its winning streak to four matches by collecting a 6-3 win at Haverford College on Saturday afternoon.
Salisbury (5-1) swept the three doubles matches, with senior Katie Youlios and junior Natalie Savage taking the top doubles match and sophomore Claudia Lohn and freshman Charlotte Walker winning at No. 2. Both matches were won by the Sea Gulls by 8-6 scores. Senior Allison Lutz and freshman Megan Soderlund captured the No. 3 doubles match, by an 8-2 score.
The Sea Gulls would win the top two singles matches to seal up the victory with Savage winning at the No. 1 slot, 6-1, 6-4 and Youlios battling to a 7-5, 7-5 victory at No. 2
Haverford would claim the third and fourth singles matches with a pair of three-set wins as Lohn fell at No. 3, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, and Soderlund dropped a 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 decision at No. 4.
Walker earned Salisbury's final point of the day with an 8-6 win at No. 6 singles and Lutz fell by the same score at No. 5.
The victory is the second of the season against a regionally-ranked opponent for the Gulls, as the Fords (0-1) entered the match ranked No. 15 in the Atlantic South.
Salisbury will next play on the west coast as they travel to California over spring break. The first match of the trip will be on Monday, March 15 at Chapman University; that match is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m., eastern time.