Dukes win City Rivalry 4-3
Consonery wins deciding match

April 3, 2013

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Harmar, Pa. - The Duquesne women's tennis team won a thrilling 4-3 decision to Pittsburgh on Wednesday afternoon in a very tight contest that came down to the final match.  The Dukes' win lifts their record to 6-9 on the season.

In doubles, the Dukes took the point which ended up being the difference in the match.  Megan O'Sullivan and Sarah Shashura won the #1 match 8-2.  Judy Li and Alexa Miller won the #2 8-5.

The Dukes fell behind 2-1 early in singles.  The Dukes took the lead back when Li and O'Sullivan won their matches.  Li won the #1 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, and O'Sullivan won the #2 6-3, 7-5.

Pitt then won the #5 match to tie it up 3-3.  It all came down to Chandler Consonery.  She lost the first set before she rallied to earn the win with everyone watching to see who would win in the city rivalry (5-7, 6-2, 6-3).

The Dukes return to action this Friday at home against St. Bonaventure in an Atlantic 10 match.  The match is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m.




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