Penguins Pick Up First Dual Victory Defeating SFU, 6-1

Imaan Hassim
Imaan Hassim

Streetsboro, Ohio - The Youngstown State women's tennis team picked up a 6-1 win over Saint Francis on Saturday afternoon at the Western Reserve Racquet Club.

The Penguins (1-1) earned the doubles point and claimed five of six singles matches against the Red Flash (1-2).

In singles play, Imaan Hassim, Tamara Teufl, Elvira Esteo, Lucia Zagar and Claudia Barboza all picked up wins.

At No. 1, Hassim defeated Lucia Seigford 7-6, 6-3. At No. 2, Teufl won 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 against Laura Gutierrez. At No. 4, Esteo defeated Stephanie Miller 7-6, 4-6, 13-11 and at No. 5, Zagar knocked off Romina Cupita 6-2, 6-2.

In doubles play, YSU picked up a win at No. 2 as Teufl and Zagar won 6-3.

YSU concludes a busy weekend with a match at Duquesne on Sunday.