Clippers fight off the Lightning as they sail forward
Bronxville, NY - Clippers fight off the Lightning as they sail forward
The Clippers hosted the Goldey-Beacom College Lightning as they continued to look for that perfect season. The Clippers saw one of their tougher tests in the Lightning but they came through the storm in spectacular fashion as they swept the courts.
Cristina Oliveira and Ola Roberts, at #1 doubles, stayed in control as they won 8-1. The #2 doubles team of Ortiz and Plevako held court just the same with an 8-0 victory. Looking for the sweep in doubles, #3 doubles team of Brennan and Xavier worked hard and took their match 8-4.
With three matches under their belt the Clippers headed for the singles. Freshman Yuliya Plevako dominated on the court with a 6-0; 6-0 over her opponent at #3 singles. Cristina Oliveira, at #2 Singles; Maria Ortiz, at #4 singles; and Adeline Brennan, at #5 singles each won with just giving up two games. Ola Roberts had very little trouble at #1 singles with a 6-0; 6-3 win. Camilla Xavier finished the sweep of the Lightning with a 6-4; 6-2 win at #6 singles.
The Clippers will head to Dowling College this Saturday for a non-conference showdown.