The University of Louisville won the doubles point and then held off a late surge by the Eagles to beat Boston College 4-3 in ACC women’s tennis action Sunday evening in Boston.

The Cardinals won the doubles point when the No. 1 pair of Abbie Pahz and Mariana Humberg beat Kylie Wilcox and Dasha Possokhova 6-2 before Ariana Rodriguez and Elle Stokes beat Lexi Borr and Emily Safron 6-2 at No. 2 to clinch the point.

The momentum rolled over into singles when No. 1 player Aleksandra Mally beat Asiya Dair 6-4, 6-0. The Eagles countered when No. 4 Kylie Wilcox beat Abbie Pahz 7-6, 6-1. Elle Stokes gave the Cards another point with a 6-2, 7-6 win over Dasha Possokhova. The Cards clinched when Mariana Humberg won a three set battle 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 at No. 2.

The Cardinals are back in action March 31 when they travel to Syracuse before they head to Virginia Tech April 2.

Tennis Match Results
LOUISVILLE vs Boston College women’s tennis
Mar 26, 2017 at Chestnut Hill, Mass.
(Flynn Recreation Complex)

LOUISVILLE 4, Boston College women’s tennis 3

Singles competition
1. Aleksandra Mally (LOU) def. Asiya Dair (BC) 6-4, 6-0
2. Mariana Humberg (LOU) def. Lexi Borr (BC) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
3. Elle Stokes (LOU) def. Dasha Possokhova (BC) 6-2, 7-6
4. Kylie Wilcox (BC) def. Abbie Pahz (LOU) 7-6, 6-1
5. Emily Safron (BC) def. Tiffany Huber (LOU) 6-3, 6-3
6. Elene Tsokilauri (BC) def. Olivia Boesing (LOU) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Abbie Pahz/Mariana Humberg (LOU) def. Kylie Wilcox/Dasha Possokhova (BC) 6-2
2. Ariana Rodriguez/Elle Stokes (LOU) def. Lexi Borr/Emily Safron (BC) 6-2
3. Elene Tsokilauri/Asiya Dair (BC) vs. Olivia Boesing/Aleksandra Mally (LOU) 3-5, unfinished

Match Notes:
LOUISVILLE 13-4 (2-3 ACC)
Boston College women’s tennis 8-8 (3-5 ACC)
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (1,4,3,2,6,5)

Nancy Allison Worley
Associate Director, Sports Information
University of Louisville Athletics

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