Lions Roll Past Redhawks

Lions Roll Past Redhawks

MONROEVILLE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend women's tennis team recorded their eighth win of the season with a 7-2 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) victory over La Roche on Wednesday night.

The Lions (8-1, 6-1 AMCC) only surrendered two matches to the Redhawks, one doubles and one singles to move head coach Jeff Barger closer to the 400 career win milestone.

Chelsea Czerwinski (Erie, PA/Mercyhurst), the current AMCC Athlete of the Week, continues to remain unbeaten in both No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles. She teamed with Jacqueline Cannella (Bradford Woods, PA/North Allegheny) for an 8-5 decision, before posting a 6-2, 6-4 score.

Cannella also got two wins, earning a 6-3, 6-4 victory at No. 2 singles.

Celeste Bentley (Harborcreek, PA/Harbor Creek) and Kelly Miller (Louisville, OH/Louisville) joined Czerwinski and Cannella as double winners for the match. The duo registered an 8-3 win at No. 2 doubles. Bentley added a 6-4, 6-4 No. 3 singles decision and Miller was a 6-1, 4-6, 10-5 winner at No. 5 singles.

Oksana Omelchenko (Erie, PA/Central Tech) tallied a 6-0, 6-1 score at No. 6 singles for Behrend.

The Lions return to action on Friday at Waynesburg. Match begins at 3:30 p.m.