Georgian Court University captured four of the six singles matches to narrowly defeat the University of the Sciences Women's Tennis Team 5-4 at the GCU tennis courts Saturday afternoon, in Lakewood, New Jersey.
The Devils fall to 1-4 overall and 1-4 in Central Atlantic collegiate conference matches. The Lions improve to 3-4 overall and 1-1 in league play.
Sciences jumped out to an early 2-1 advantage by capturing two of the three doubles contests. Sara Durham and Zahra Hasan defeated Hilary Gall and Lindsay Hammond at the number one doubles slot 8-6 while Laney Jones and Desiree Vassalotti were 8-4 winners over Brittany Aimone and Natalie Greici.
The Lions came roaring back win singles wins at the top two slots and the bottom two slots to take the match. The Devils got wins at #3 singles as Hasan defeated Hammond 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-4) and #4 singles with Jones earning a 6-4, 6-3 win over Victoria Gaffney.
Durham lost her #1 singles match to Aimone, 6-0, 6-4 and Bridget Frymoyer dropped her match at #2 singles to Gall, 6-1, 6-2. Vassalotti lost for the first time in dual match competition this year, falling to Greici 6-3, 6-1 at #5 singles and Michelle Adamczyk lost her #6 singles match to Sarah Lockenmeyer, 6-2, 6-1.
The Devils return to action on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 when they travel to the northeast to take on division I La Salle University.