Women’s Tennis Breezes by Becker, 8-1

Women’s Tennis Breezes by Becker, 8-1

QUINCY, Mass.- The Eastern Nazarene College women's tennis team rolled to an 8-1 victory over Becker Thursday afternoon at the ENC Tennis Courts.

The Lions improve to 6-3 overall with the win, the program's highest win-total since 2007. The Hawks sink to 0-5 on the season with the loss.

Adele Duval (Reading, Calif.) and Emily Ruttkowski (Castrop-Rauxel, Germany) blanked Jacqueline Andrade and Victoria Puczydlowski 8-0 at the top doubles position.

Jordan Cressman (Bowmanstown, Pa.) and Lindsey Steelman (Darlington, Md.) cruised to an 8-1 victory at the No. 2 spot over Dana Mahan and Fiona Gilley.

Veronica Jimenez (Lynn, Mass.) and Angeline Vick (Jamestown, N.Y.) earned an 8-0 win over Shannon Hazelton and Jessica Mossop at the third slot.

Ruttkowski notched a 6-1, 6-1 victory at the No. 1 singles position over Andrade.

Duval coasted by Puczydlowski at the second slot 6-0, 6-0 while Steelman raced past Mahan 6-0, 6-0 at the No. 3 spot.

Jimenez collected a 6-0, 6-0 victory at the No. 5 position over Hazelton.

Vick posted her first singles win of the season, topping Mossop in straight sets at the sixth spot.

Up next, Eastern Nazarene heads to Gordon September 30 for a crucial conference showdown.