PHILADELPHIA, Pa.— The Villanova Women’s tennis team traveled to Philadelphia, Pa. on Saturday evening to take on Drexel. The Wildcats were unable to defeat the Dragons as they fell, 6-1.
In doubles, Lindsey Evans and Victoria Martinez lost a battle 6-2 in the No. 1 spot for Villanova. Next, Lexi DeNucci and Kaylan Rotman competed in the No. 2 spot where they dropped a close contest 6-4. Paulina Bajet and Claudia Althans competed in the No. 3 spot for the Wildcats but did not finish as Drexel captured the doubles point.
During singles, Victoria Martinez was the lone Wildcat to capture a victory. Martinez competed in the No. 4 spot.
Next up for Villanova is a trip west on Mar. 2 where they compete against UC San Diego beginning at 2 p.m. Also, while out in California, they face UC Riverside and UC Irvine.
Drexel 6, Villanova 1
- Ghita Benhadi/Kendra Bunch (DU) def. Lindsey Evans/Victoria Martinez (VU), 6-2
- Salma Ziouti/Clary Rodriguez Cruz (DU) def. Lexi DeNucci/Kaylan Rotman (VU), 6-4
- Ryshena Providence/Marta Martinez (DU) vs. Paulina Bajet/Claudia Althans(VU) (DU led 4-3)
- Ghita Benhadi (DU) def. Lexi DeNucci (VU), 6-3, 6-2
- Kendra Bunch (DU) def. Lindsey Evans (VU), 6-1, 6-1
- Salma Ziouti (DU) def. Alexandra Krogjus (VU), 6-1, 6-1
- Victoria Martinez (VU) def. Clary Rodriguez (DU), 6-2, 4-6, 6-10
- Anisiya Simpson (DU) def. Carina Burdick (VU), 4-6, 6-2, 10-8
- Ryshena Providence (DU) def. Paulina Bajet (VU) 6-1, 4-6, 10-4