UDC Women’s Tennis Reaches ECC Championship Finals

Washington, DC—The UDC Women's Tennis Team won their semi-final match-up against Dowling College and has advanced on to the finals on Thursday. The Firebirds came out on fire winning by an impressive 5-0.

The women's team dominated in doubles play. Sophomore Jessica Nunez  and Senior Maria Vitkina took down Robyn Romanoff  and Kauana Gonclaves 8-3. Junior Kristyna Nepivodova and Freshman Maxime Duijst combined to defeat Amber O'Malley and Courtney Deveau, 8-0. Also Junior Tadai Abilla  and Freshman Sofia Leon defeated Alyssa Krolick and Michelle Disanto by a score of 8-0.

The women's team did not slow down when it came down to singles competition. The Firebirds clinched a spot in the finals when Vitkina and Leon picked up singles wins. Vitkina came out on top against Amber O'Malley 6-0, 6-0. Leon also had a dominating performance by beating Alyssa Krolick 6-0, 6-0.

The Firebirds return to the courts at 12:00 Thursday at the UDC Tennis Facility to face NYIT, the winner of the other Semi-final match, to compete in the ECC Championship Finals.

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Results

(1) UDC - 5, (4) Dowling College - 0

 
Doubles

1. Nunez/Vitkina def. Romanoff/Gonclaves (DC) 8-3

2. Nepivodova/Duijst def. O'Malley/Deveau (DC) 8-0

3. Leon/Abilla def. Krolick/Disanto (DC) 8-0

 

Singles

1. Jessica Nunes vs. Robyn Romanoff (DC) 2-4

2. Kristyna Nepivodova vs. Kauana Gonclaves (DC) 6-1, 2-0

3. Maria Vitkina def. Amber O'Malley (DC) 6-0, 6-0

4. Maxime Duijst vs. Courtney Deveau (DC) 6-0, 1-0

5. Sofia Leon def. Alyssa Krolick (DC) 6-0, 6-0

6. Ty Abilla vs. Arielle Miller (DC) 3-0

 

UDC - 5

DC - 0

 

Season Record (W-L): 8 - 0, ECC: 7 - 0