Mountain Hawks take down Bucknell to improve to 4-1
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Lehigh women’s tennis team (4-1, 3-0) won their second game in a row, defeating Bucknell Bison 5-2 on Easter Sunday. The Mountain Hawks are now 3-0 in the Patriot League. The Mountain Hawks started today’s game this weekend with a 4-0 win over Colgate in Syracuse, NY
WIN THE MOUNTAIN HAWKS !!! Junmoke James, Rachel Buchinsky, Anshika Singh and Megha Dania all recorded individual wins. The women improve to 4: 1 in the season. Stay tuned for a full recap later that night. #GoLehigh pic.twitter.com/ORqgQFw3QL
– Lehigh Tennis (@LehighTennis) April 4, 2021
In today’s game against the bison, Lehigh started off with a bang by winning all three doubles to earn the colon. The top team of Leighanna Moskos and Paula Gonzalez defeated their opponents 6-1. The 6-1 result was also the last record in 3rd place, where Junmoke James and Anshika Singh defeated the No. 3 team of the bison. Ella Imhof and Rachel Buchinksy’s 6: 4 victory in second place ensured the double.
In the single game, Lehigh showed his depth with a strong play from the backend in the lineup. The Mountain Hawks won in straight sets in 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th. James took the victory in 3rd, 7-6, 7-2, while Buchinsky won 4th in 7-6, 6-1. 6-0, 6: 4 was the end result for Junior Singh in 5th place, and then Megha Dania scored a 6-0, 6-1 win in 6th place.
Next, the Mountain Hawks will be welcomed next Saturday in the 2-2 Navy Midshipmen to a match at the Ulrich Courts at 2 p.m.
No. 1 Paula Gonzalez – Daniela Bellini: L, 6-1, 2-6, 4-6
No. 2 Ella Imhof – Cayla Koch: L, 7-6, 0-6, 1-6
No. 3 Junmoke James – Tyne Miller: W, 7-6, 6-2
No. 4 Rachel Buchinsky – Sofia Ayuso: 7-6, 6-1
No. 5 Anshika Singh – Laurel Utterback: 6-0, 6-4
# 6 Megha Dania – Rachel Carroll: 6-0, 6-1
Well. 1 Moskos / Gonzalez – Koch / Bellini: W, 6-1
No. 2 Imhof / Buchinksy – Ayuso / Miller: W, 6-4
No. 3 James / Singh – Caroll / Utterback: W, 6-1