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Women's Tennis to Host Four Matches This Weekend

Erin Snook

Erin Snook

Jan. 31, 2014

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Navy women's tennis team (3-1) will host four matches this weekend at the Tose Family Tennis Center in the Brigade Sports Complex. Navy will face George Washington (0-1) on Saturday at 11:00 AM and Villanova (0-0) at 4:00 PM. On Sunday the Mids will compete against George Mason (2-3) at 9:30 AM and Morgan State (0-0) at 2:00 PM.

The Mids are coming off a 2-0 weekend in which they earned a pair of thrilling home victories over Georgetown (4-3) and Saint Joseph's (4-3). The two wins extended Navy's program record 18-match home winning streak.

Senior Erin Snook became Navy's all-time leader in combined wins (129) after winning at No. 1 doubles and No. 1 singles against Georgetown. Snook is 77-33 all-time in singles and 52-54 all-time at doubles. She is already the school's career singles leader and is eight doubles wins away from taking over that career record.

Snook passed 2013 graduate Emani Decquir (127) for the combined wins school record.

Snook is 2-1 in dual play this spring and is 6-5 on the year when including the fall tournament slate.

Senior Darien Sears became the first Mid to win 10 singles matches this year when she improved to 10-5 after earning a win at No. 2 singles against Georgetown. Sears has a career singles record of 70-41 and ranks behind only Snook on the career chart.

Navy will be seeking its first dual win against George Washington. The Colonials defeated Navy 5-2 in 2011 and 6-1 in 2012.

Navy has never lost to Villanova (2-0), George Mason (3-0) or Morgan State (3-0).

Navy will follow its four home matches this weekend with a doubleheader at home next Saturday. Navy will host Longwood at 9:00 AM and James Madison at 3:00 PM.

 

 

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