By: Laura Chapman
Assistant Sports Information Director
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Photo: J.D. Cavrich Photography
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – The Juniata College women's tennis team suffered just its second loss of the season Wednesday night, falling 6-3 in Landmark Conference play to Moravian College. The Eagles dropped to 7-2 on the year, 0-2 in Landmark play, and will next face McDaniel College at home Friday, April 4, at 3 p.m.
Junior Heather Waring (San Antonia, Tx./John Jay) and senior Megan Phillips (Jefferson Hills, Pa. / Thomas Jefferson) teamed up for the first win of the day for the Eagles. The duo won its fourth consecutive double match at the No. 1 position taking the contest 8-4 for the only doubles win of the day for Juniata.
Sophomore Mitsuki Koh (Cupertino, Calif. / Monta Vista) wrestled back from a tight 6-7 first set loss to take the No. 4 singles position, winning the final two sets 6-0 and 10-6. Koh and doubles partner Tori Gray (York, Pa. / Central York) fell in the No. 2 position 8-6, but both bounced back in singles with Gray capping off the day with a 6-3, 6-3 win at No. 6 singles.
The Eagles will take on the Green Terror at home in a non-conference match before returning to league play with battle at The University of Scranton.
Juniata 3 Moravian 6
1. Melissa Follett (MOR) def. Heather Waring (JUNW) 6-4, 6-4
2. Brittney Eady (MOR) def. Rachel Yurchisin (JUNW) 7-5, 6-3
3. Katie Zien (MOR) def. Megan Phillips (JUNW) 6-4, 6-1
4. Mitsuki Koh (JUNW) def. Erica Venuti (MOR) 6-7 (6-8), 6-0, 10-6
5. Selina Ocasio (MOR) def. Jacklyn Renninger (JUNW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Tori Gray (JUNW) def. Courtnie Lambert (MOR) 6-3, 6-3
1. Heather Waring/Megan Phillips (JUNW) def. Melissa Follett/Erica Venuti (MOR) 8-4
2. Brittney Eady/Katie Zien (MOR) def. Mitsuki Koh/Tori Gray (JUNW) 8-6
3. Selina Ocasio/Julia Atiyeh (MOR) def. Rachel Yurchisin/Jacklyn Renninger (JUNW) 8-6
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