Troy Women’s Tennis Wins Over EKU

WALTON BEACH, Fla ( – The No. 74 Troy women’s tennis team returned to action on Tuesday and knocked off Eastern Kentucky, 4-1, on a neutral court at the Ft. Walton Beach Tennis Center.

Troy (9-4) grabbed a critical doubles point with a pair of 6-1 wins at No. 2 and No. 3 to take the early lead.  Eastern Kentucky (5-8) grabbed its lone point and tied the match with a win at No. 1 singles.  However, from there the Trojans quickly put the match away with straight-set wins at the bottom of the singles lineup.

Efriliya Herlina was the first on the board with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Margaux Lacroix at No. 4 singles.  Luisa Ferrauti was next with a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 6 over Raquel Montalvo.

Nancy Karaky clinched the match with her fourth straight singles win, this one 6-1, 6-2 over Marina Marti at No. 5 singles.

Troy returns to the court next Thursday, March 24, when the Trojans host Appalachian State in a Sun Belt match at the Lunsford Tennis Complex.

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