LOS ANGELES — Samantha Farrell and the Occidental women's tennis team took 5 of 6 singles matches on its way to a 6-3 win over Biola at Scholl Canyon on Wednesday.
"The woman pulled it out by staying focused in singles," Oxy head coach Ghia Godfree said. "The win was definitely a team effort and I'm proud of our consistency and mental toughness."
Farrell defeated Madeline Heer at No. 1 singles, 6-4, 7-5, picking up her first win of the season at the top spot.
Keilani Bonis Ericksen, who has played both No. 1 and No. 2 this year, beat Brooke Sanford at No. 2 singles, 6-3, 6-2.
Clawson and Isabella Korfmann teamed up for Oxy's win in doubles at the No. 3 spot, beating Bailey McGeough and Megan Ontiveros, 8-1.
"They took our work on poaching from practice and applied it to the the match which helped them dominate the middle," Godfree said.
Season Impact: The Tigers win their second match of the season, improving to 2-4 overall.
Biola falls to 2-6.
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