EWU defeats LCSC women's tennis team 5-2
Winning four of six singles matches and sweeping doubles play, Eastern Washington University ruined the season opener for the Lewis-Clark State College women's tennis team with a 5-2 win at the LCSC Tennis Center on Saturday.
The Warriors did pick up victories from Shefat Baishakhi and Megan Smedley in singles play. Baishakhi, playing at No. 2 singles, scored a 6-3, 7-5 win over Rachel Berger, while Smedley, at No. 5 singles, defeated Judy Leining 6-4, 6-3.
The Warriors, who face 10 NCAA Division I opponents this season, continue action on Sunday with a pair of home matches. LCSC faces both the University of Idaho and Air Force at the LCSC Tennis Center.
Singles - Amanda Mankovitz, EWU, def. Jamie Chan, 6-2, 6-4; Shefat Baishakhi, LC, def. Marie Demarth, 6-3, 7-5; Rachel Berger, EWU, def. Katharina Marsela, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4; Kelsey Knight, EWU, def. Alyson Peck, 6-1, 6-2; Caitlin Bampton, EWU, def. Rilee Moorhead, 6-0, 6-1; Megan Smedley, LCSC, def. Judy Leining, 6-4, 6-3.
Doubles - Kelsey Knight-Mankovits, EWU, def. Chan-Baishakhi 8-2; Demarth-Bampton, EWU, def. Smedley-Moorhead, 9-7; Leining-Berger, EWU, def. Peck-Chelsey Gay 8-3.