Golden Eagles Beat Lyons, 6-3

Cooke, Marlowe win at No.1/No.2 singles 

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The Wheaton College women's tennis team, ranked no. 20 overall in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Region rankings, dropped a 6-3 decision to the University of Charleston (W.V.) on Wednesday afternoon. 

Junior Lyndsay Cooke (Bakersfield, Calif./Bakersfield Christian) and sophomore Alexandra Marlowe (Mesa, Ariz./Mountain View) teamed up for a No.1 doubles victory and also won their respective singles matches. 

Cooke defeated sophomore Kelsey Hensley (Ashland, K.Y.) by a score of 6-2, 6-2 and Marlowe posted a 6-1, 6-2 triumph over freshman Ann Maria Pena (Bogota, Columbia). In No.1 doubles play, Cooke and Marlowe turned aside the team of Hensley and junior Madeline Caropino (Temecula, Calif.) with an 8-2 victory. 

The Lyons (9-6, 4-3 NEWMAC) will take a ten-day hiatus from competition before they host the Wheaton Invitational on Sunday, March 24 at 10:00 a.m. 

Charleston (W.V.) 6, Wheaton 3 

Singles:

1. Lyndsay Cooke (WHE) def. Kelsey Hensley (CHA) 6-2, 6-2

2. Alexandra Marlowe (WHE) def. Ann Maria Pena (CHA) 6-1, 6-2

3. Malika Mali (CHA) def. Jesse Boggis (WHE) 6-4, 6-0

4. Madeline Caropino (CHA) def. Kathryn Burleson (WHE) 6-2, 6-2

5. Taylor Todd (CHA) def. Jessica Moore (WHE) 6-1, 6-1

6. Marieve Edwards (CHA) def. Julia Parmakian (WHE) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles:

1. Lyndsay Cooke/Alexandra Marlowe (WHE) def. Kelsey Hensley/Madeline Caropino (CHA) 8-2

2. Malika Mali/Ann Maria Pena (CHA) def. Caroline DiNicola/Kathryn Burleson (WHE) 8-0

3. Taylor Todd/Courtney Pierron (CHA) def. Jesse Boggis/Julia Parmakian (WHE) 8-2

 *- doubles matches played first

 

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