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Lions secure place in CSAC Tournament with 7-2 win at Notre Dame (Md.)

Lions secure place in CSAC Tournament with 7-2 win at Notre Dame (Md.)

BALTIMORE, Md. – The Bryn Athyn College women's tennis team will make its second straight Colonial States Athletic Conference Tournament appearance after closing out the regular season with a 7-2 CSAC win over the College of Notre Dame (Md.).

Bryn Athyn will be the number four seed for the upcoming conference tournament after completing CSAC play with a 3-3 record. The Lions—who are 3-7 overall—will face top seed Cedar Crest in the semifinals on Saturday, April 27 at the Legacy Youth Tennis Education Center in Philadelphia.

The Lions got off to a 2-1 lead after doubles play with wins at No. 1 and No. 3. Marie Daum and Nora Connelly were winners at No. 1 by defeating Ceida Portillo and Beedhya Rai, 8-2. In the No. 3 flight, Christine Daum and Anwyn Brock cruised to an 8-0 win against Ayana Johnson and Sam Grannas. Both teams now have three victories this season.

Bryn Athyn's momentum carried over to singles play with five Lions picking up a win.

Marie Daum was an 8-1 victor at No. 1 against Portillo. Connelly won her No. 2 singles match by an 8-1 score against Rai. At No. 4 singles, Alair Brock got passed Nnenne Odukwu 8-4. Wyncoll and Anwyn Brock were both 8-0 winners at No. 5 and No. 6, respectively.

RESULTS
BRYN ATHYN 7, NOTRE DAME 2
SINGLES
1. Marie Daum (BA) def. Ceida Portillo (ND) 8-1
2. Nora Connelly (BA) def. Beedhya Rai (ND) 8-1
3. Davida Rogers (ND) def. Christine Daum (BA) 8-0
4. Alair Brock (BA) def. Nnenne Odukwu (ND) 8-4
5. Maia Wyncoll (BA) def. Gabby Torres (ND) 8-0
6. Anwyn Brock (BA) def. Elizabeth Silcott (ND) 8-0

DOUBLES
1. M. Daum/Connelly (BA) def. Portillo/Rai (ND) 8-2
2. Rogers/Odukwu (ND) def. Alair Brock/Wyncoll (BA) 8-3
3. C. Daum/Anwyn Brock (BA) def. Ayana Johnson/Sam Grannas (ND) 8-0

RECORDS
Bryn Athyn: 3-7, 3-3 CSAC
Notre Dame: 2-9, 0-6 CSAC