VILLANOVA, Pennsylvania – The Drexel women’s tennis team opened its 2022-23 sports season at the Villanova Invitational on Friday night. The Dragons took on the Wildcats and won two doubles matches and five of six singles matches.
Isabelle Cabrerizo and Aida Garcia Mendez beat their opponents 7-6 (4) while Renata Lombera and Cristina Corte Gonzalez won, 6-1.
In singles play, Lorie Lemongo started his second season in winning fashion, beating his opponent in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2. Cabrerizo took his match in the third set and won, 3-6, 7-5, 12-10. Renata Lombera also beat their opponent Wildcat in three sets, 6-4, 3-6, 10-7. Lately, Mya Fuentes won their match 6-2, 6-4.
The Dragons return to Villanova University on Saturday for day two of the three-day invite.
Maggie Gehrig/Emi Callahan (Villanova) def. Lorie Lemongo / Mya Fuentes – 6-3
Isabelle Cabrerizo / Aida Garcia Mendez def. Taylor Gould / Amanda Rivera-Gonzalez (Villanova) – 7-6 (4)
Renata Lombera / Cristina Corte Gonzalez def. Chloe Floyd – 6-1
Lorie Lemongo def. Caitlin Fisher – 6-1, 6-2
Isabelle Cabrerizo def. Valieria Kornieva – 3-6, 7-5, 12-10
Renata Lombera def. Maggie Gehrig – 6-4, 3-6,10-7
Aida Garcia Mendez – 6-3, 6-4
Mya Fuentes def. Emily Callahan – 6-2, 6-4
Amanda Rivera-Gonzalez defeated. Cristina Corte Gonzalez – 6-2, 6-4