Women’s tennis gathers second victory of weekend, season

Women’s tennis gathers second victory of weekend, season

TACOMA, Wash.—The Puget Sound women's tennis program earned its second victory in as many matches in the 2014 season, dispatching College of Idaho 8-1 at the Tennis Pavilion on the Puget Sound campus in Tacoma, Wash.

Allison Embernate put on the most dominant performance of the day, sweeping the Coyotes' Emilee Chapman 6-0, 6-0 in No. 6 singles. The junior tallied her first singles victory of the year as she did not play in last night's singles lineup against Pacific.

Marissa Friedman tallied another big win for the Loggers, beating Emily Tesnohlidek 6-1, 6-1 atop the singles lineup. Also winning in straight sets during singles play was Sarah Nielsen with a 6-2, 6-2, win at No 5 singles and Elizabeth Chao, winning 6-4, 6-2 at No. 3 singles.

The Loggers also swept the doubles matches. Friedman teamed up with Logan Thompson in the top doubles slot, taking down College of Idaho's team of Tesnohlidek and Allie Boyd 8-3, while Alison Goo and Holly Dixon saw their first action of the year at No. 3 doubles, winning 8-4 over Chapman and Cassie Low.

Puget Sound (2-0, 1-0 NWC) will next take the road for their first two away matches of the season. The Loggers travel to Salem, Ore., and take on Willamette on Friday, Feb. 28 at 4:00 p.m. They will wrap up the quick trip to Oregon the next day, Saturday March 1, with an 11:00 a.m. contest at Linfield.