Tigers Defeat Hope For First Win

Tigers Defeat Hope For First Win

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LOS ANGELESSamantha Farrell and Maxine Krygier had a pair of wins as the Occidental women's tennis team beat Hope International 8-1 at Occidental on Thursday.

Season Impact: The Tigers earn their first victory of the season, improving to 1-3.

Farrell, Oxy's No. 1, won her singles match 6-3, 7-6, and teamed up with Krygier for a win at No. 1 doubles, 8-2.

Krygier was one of three Oxy players to win via the tiebreaker, taking her No. 2 singles match 6-1, 5-7, 1-0.

Andrea Clawson won at No. 3 singles, 6-2, 6-2 and Lauren Hutkin won at No. 4 singles.

The Oxy men's team also won on Thursday, capping a big day for the tennir programs.

"Both the men and women kept their composure against tough opponents," Oxy head coach Ghia Godfree said. "The women won 3 of 4 tiebreakers to help clinch the match."

Next Match: The Tigers are back in action against Glendale CC at Scholl Canyon on Feb. 28.


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