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Women’s Tennis: Westminster Holds Off Franciscan for Second-Straight Win

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The Westminster women's tennis team won its second-straight match of the season after a 5-4 win on the road at Franciscan on Wednesday.

Westminster won the first two doubles, led by sophomore Mariah Turiano (Hollidaysburg, PA / Hollidaysburg) and first-year Gabby Eaborn (Coraopolis, PA), who shutout their opponents, 8-0, at no. 1. Eaborn also shutout her opponent at no. 3 singles, 6-0, 6-0.  In addition, the Titans won no. 1 and no. 2 singles.

The Titans are back on the courts on Sunday when they travel to Pitt-Greensburg for an 11 a.m. match.

Singles competition:
1. Sydney Sterner (WES) def. Alanna Murray (FRNW) 7-6, 6-3
2. Mariah Turiano (WES) def. Ashley Veazy (FRNW) 6-0, 6-1
3. Gabby Eaborn (WES) def. Erin Coyne (FRNW) 6-0, 6-0
4. Allison Jensen (FRNW) def. Lauren Fling (WES) 6-2, 6-1
5. Claire Haddad (FRNW) def. C. Vucenovic (WES) 1-6, 6-1, 6-2
6. Anna O'Conner (FRNW) def. Maria Pallone (WES) 7-5, 6-4

Doubles competition:
1. Mariah Turiano/Gabby Eaborn (WES) def. Allison Jensen/Erin Coyne (FRNW) 8-0
2. Sydney Sterner/Lauren Fling (WES) def. Ashley Veazy/Anna O'Conner (FRNW) 8-5
3. Alanna Murray/Claire Haddad (FRNW) def. Maria Pallone/C. Vucenovic (WES) 8-2

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 379 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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