PUEBLO, Colo. – The seventh-ranked Seward County Community College women's tennis team extended their winning streak to six games with a 6-1 win over Division II Colorado State-Pueblo on Friday. The Lady Saints improved to 9-3 overall.
The Lady Saints took a 1-0 advantage by taking the doubles point. No. 1 Patricia Panta and Maria Aveiga lost to Nia Matthews and Kali Hamilton, 4-6, but No. 2 Eva Liu and Sofia Belluco defeated Sarah Megilligan and Emily Sproston, 7-5. Seward took the point when Colorado State-Pueblo defaulted the third match.
The ThunderWolves tied the match at 1-1 at the start of singles when No. 4 Alisa Handrugan fell to Megilligan, 0-6, 1-6. The Lady Saints took over after that, winning the next five matches. No. 1 Panta defeated Matthews, 6-1, 6-1, No. 2 Aveiga beat Hamilton, 6-3,6-1, No. 3 Belluco knocked off Sproston, 6-3, 6-1 and No. 5 Liu beat Katherine Ambrose, 6-2, 6-1. Colorado State-Pueblo defaulted the No. 6 singles match for the final point.
Seward continues its weekend trip in Colorado with a match against Colorado College on Sunday.