Queens Tops LIU Post to Advance in ECC Championship

Queens Tops LIU Post to Advance in ECC Championship

Flushing, N.Y. - The second seeded Queens College women's tennis team advanced to the final of the East Coast Conference Championship with a 5-1 victory over third seed LIU Post Friday afternoon in the semifinal round.

In the doubles portion of the match, QC picked up victories in two of the three flights.  Angelika Sobiecka and Emy Alplund picked up an 8-6 victory at 1st doubles, while Ruth Artaza Martin and Line Sorsdahl Aasen defeated Laura Harwell and Heena Kewalramani in 3rd doubles.  In 2nd doubles, Laura Ortega Jover and Araceli Bel Alexandri fell to Lara Scholtze and Charlotte Hynes 8-6.

A 6-0, 6-0 win by Aasen in 5th singles continued to push the momentum in the Knights' direction.  Alplund put QC one point away from victory with a 6-1, 6-2 win in 4th singles before Bel Aleixendri closed the match with a 6-2, 6-3 win in 6th singles.

The Knights take on top seed NYIT Saturday at 12:00 pm.

Provided by the Queens Sports Information Department.