Philadelphia, Pa.- The UMBC women's tennis team won both doubles matches to break a 3-3 tie and defeated host St. Joseph's, 4-3.
The Retrievers improved to 3-7 on the campaign with the hard-earned victory.
Junior Josefin Stange-Jonsson (Vasteras, Sweden) and senior Heidi Danielsson (Jonkoping, Sweden) continued their outstanding play at singles. Stange-Jonsson captured her match, 6-3, 6-2, at the No. 4 slot, while Danielsson was a 6-3, 6-3 winner at the No. 3 position.
Freshman Madlena Kuracz (Zlotoryja, Poland) also won in straight sets at the No. 6 position, triumphing 6-4, 6-3 and the Retrievers and Hawks went to doubles to decide the proceedings.
Stange and freshman Julia Sauer (Aschaffenburg, Germany) captured an 8-3 win at No. 1 doubles, while Danielsson teamed with freshman Shannon Cleary (Little Bay, NS, Australia) for an 8-5 triumph at the No. 2 doubles position to secure the doubles point and the match.
UMBC has nine days off until their next match when they host Delaware on Saturday, March 10 at noon.