PHILADELPHIA - Playing shorthanded and for the second time in as many days, the Temple women's tennis team fell to Penn 6-1 today for its second straight loss. The Owls are now 5-6 on the season.
>> Senior Alina Abdurakhimova
bounced back after her singles loss yesterday to beat Penn's Lina Qostal 6-4, 6-4 in the top singles flight.
>> Junior Alice Patch
and Senior Rimpledeep Kaur
claimed the Owls' sole doubles victory by defeating Penn's Jimena Rodriguez-Benito and OJ Singh 7-6(4).
1. Lina Qostal/Ashley Zhu (UP) def. Alina Abdurakhimova
2. Alice Patch
(TU) def. Jimena Rodriguez-Benito/OJ Singh (UP), 7-6
3. Marija Curnic/Marta Kowalska (UP) def. Oyku Boz
1. Alina Abdurakhimova
(TU) def. Lina Qostal (UP), 6-4, 6-4
2. Ria Vaidya (UP) def. Rimpledeep Kaur
(TU), 6-1, 6-2
3. Ashley Zhu (UP) def. Kristina Titova
(TU), 6-0, 6-2
4. OJ Singh (UP) def. Alice Patch
(TU), 7-6, 6-4
5. Marja Curnic (UP) def. Oyku Boz
(TU), 7-5, 6-4
6. Jennifer Richards (UP) def. Cecilia Castelli
(TU), 6-4, 6-4
>> Senior Yana Khon
(flu-like symptoms) was unavailable for the second consecutive match.
>> The Owls travel to Bethlehem, Pa next Saturday for a 10:00 a.m. match with Lehigh.