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Women’s Tennis Sweeps Holy Family

Credit: David Broytman
Credit: David Broytman

PHILADELPHIA – The University of the Sciences women's tennis team dropped a total of just seven games en route to sweeping Holy Family in a Central Atlantic Collegiate (CACC) matchup at the Hamlin Center on Saturday afternoon. 

Myka Williams, Stephanie Mazurek, Diana Sosonkin, Julia James and Gabrielle Soriano all won twice on the afternoon. 

In doubles play, Mazurek and Myra Anwar won their team-best fifth doubles match together, losing just one game at the first flight, while Sosonkin and Soriano swept the third flight to improve to 2-0 together. 

With the result, Soriano would move into a tie for 10th in program history with her 19th career doubles victory. 

Williams and James also dropped just one game at No. 2 doubles in their first-ever match together. 

Williams would then play her first-ever match at No. 1 singles, where she would win 6-1, 6-2.

Mazurek now leads the team with seven singles victories after sweeping her second flight opponent.  

Right behind her in a tie for second with six wins is James, who dropped just one game at No. 4 singles to move into a tie for fourth in program history with her 34th career singles victory. 

Sosonkin is fourth on the team with a 5-2 record after sweeping her third flight opponent, while Soriano lost just one game at the fifth flight to move to 3-1. 

Han Le completed the sweep with a sweep at No. 6 singles for her first dual victory of the season. 

University of the Sciences wraps up a three-match homestand when it hosts St. Thomas Aquinas this Monday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. 

Results

Singles

1. Myka Williams (USCI-W) def. Alleyn Llaban (HFU) 6-1, 6-2

2. Stephanie Mazurek (USCI-W) def. Latifah Hinawy (HFU) 6-0, 6-0

3. Diana Sosonkin (USCI-W) def. Nathalie Rivera (HFU) 6-0, 6-0

4. Julia James (USCI-W) def. Meghan Moyer (HFU) 6-1, 6-0

5. Gabrielle Soriano (USCI-W) def. Keisha Bowman (HFU) 6-0, 6-1

6. Han Le (USCI-W) def. Alexis Formagiu (HFU) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles

1. Stephanie Mazurek/Myra Anwar (USCI-W) def. Nathalie Rivera/Alleyn Llaban (HFU) 6-1

2. Myka Williams/Julia James (USCI-W) def. Meghan Moyer/Latifah Hinawy (HFU) 6-1

3. Diana Sosonkin/Gabrielle Soriano (USCI-W) def. Keisha Bowman/Alexis Formagiu (HFU) 6-0

Match Notes

Holy Family 0-9, 0-8 CACC

University of the Sciences 6-4, 6-1 CACC

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles ()