Stange-Jonsson Wins Third Straight, But Women's Tennis Falls to Visiting Richmond

BALTIMORE- UMBC junior Josefin Stange-Jonsson (Vasteras, Sweden) continued her outstanding singles play, prevailing in a tough three-set match, but the visiting Richmond Spiders defeated the Retrievers, 6-1, at the UMBC Tennis Complex on April 6.

Stange-Jonsson won her third consecutive decision and improved to 8-3 in her last 11 contests, as she defeated Katya Salas, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 at the No. 4 position.

Sophomore Isabel Aldunate (Bowie, Md.) also played a three-set match in singles, but could not complete a second-set rally, as she fell to Elizabeth Sims, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.

Richmond earned the doubles point, winning at the Nos. 2 and 3 positions. Senior Heidi Danielsson (Jonkoping, Sweden) and freshman Julia Sauer (Aschaffenburg, Germany)  were deadlocked at 6-6 at the No. 1 slot when the match was halted.

Richmond improved to 7-11 on the campaign, while UMBC slipped to 4-13.