Bethlehem, Pa.—The UMBC women's tennis team improved to 8-5 on the season with a 7-0 shutout of host Lehigh this afternoon.
The Retrievers took the doubles point, winning at Nos. 1 and 3. The No. 1 duo of freshman Kim Berghaus (Offenbach, Germany) and junior Carmen Jackman (Silver Spring, Md./Blake) won the deciding match, 8-3.
UMBC did not drop a set in singles. Sophomore Julia Gregera-Cano (Badajoz, Spain/Fresno State) blanked her opponent, Liz Piscitelli, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles, while Berghaus, at the top slot, and senior Emily Mannix (Hillsborough, N.J./Hillsborough), playing at the No. 5 position, each triumphed by identical 6-1, 6-0 scores.
The team heads for Florida for a pair of spring break matches with Florida Gulf Coast and Florida Atlantic.