Burak, Hankle Pick Up Wins in Loss to Wright State

Marta Burak
Marta Burak

Boardman -- Freshman Marta Burak and junior Lauren Hankle each earned wins for the Youngstown State women's tennis team on Saturday against Wright State at the Boardman Tennis Center. The Penguins lost 5-2 to the Raiders.

Burak improved to 18-9 overall and 6-1 in Horizon League play with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Kayla Tuscany at No. 1 singles. She is now 12-5 this spring will all matches coming at the No. 1 spot in the lineup.

Hankle improved to 14-9 overall and 5-2 in league play with a three-set win over Masha Peresetsky 6-2, 4-6, 10-6 at No. 2.

At No. 3, Carolyn Jesko lost 6-1, 6-2 to Alex Bastock, at No. 4, Gimena Puppo lost 6-1, 6-3 to Amy Nini and at No. 5, Jennifer Moore dropped a 6-0, 6-0 decision to Taylor Hines.

In doubles play, Burak and Jesko teamed up for an 8-6 win over Abby Lewis and Peresetsky.

Wright State improves to 10-11 overall and 4-3 in the Horizon League while the Penguins drop to 1-16 and 1-6.

YSU concludes its season on Sunday against Butler. First serve at the YSU Tennis Courts is set for 11:30 a.m.

Wright State 5, YSU 2

Singles
No. 1 - Burak (YSU) def. Kayla Tuscany (WSU) 6-2, 6-1
No. 2 - Hankle (YSU) def. Masha Peresetsky (WSU) 6-2, 4-6, 10-6
No. 3 - Alex Bastock (WSU) def. Jesko (YSU) 6-1, 6-2
No. 4 - Amy Nini (WSU) def. Puppo (YSU) 6-1, 6-3
No. 5 - Taylor Hines (WSU) def. Moore (YSU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 6 - Chelsea Girgash (WSU) won by default

Doubles
No. 1 - Burak/Jesko (YSU) def. Abby Lewis/Peresetsky (WSU) 8-6
No. 2 - Bastock/Tuscany (WSU) def. Hankle/Puppo (YSU) 8-6
No. 3 - Hines/Nini (WSU) won by default