Competing for the first time in 12 days, the Goldey-Beacom College women?s tennis team (14-4) set a school record for wins after posting a 9-0 non-conference victory over Randolph-Macon College (5-8) at the Delcastle Tennis Center on Wednesday afternoon.
With their 14th win of the season, the Lightning broke the school record for victories in a single season that was set during the 2009-10 campaign when Goldey-Beacom had a 13-2 record. In addition, the Lightning extended their school record by posting their ninth shutout of the season.
Sophomore Stephanie Puentes Robinson (Bogota, Colombia) earned a pair of victories to lead the Lightning. After teaming with junior Gabriela Chaves (Joao Pessoa ? PB, Brazil) to record an 8-1 win at number two doubles, Puentes Robinson posted a 6-0, 6-1 victory at number one singles.
Junior Rocio Cabanillas Moreno (Sevilla, Spain) also had two wins against the Yellow Jackets, posting a 6-0, 6-0 victory at number two singles after an 8-0 triumph with senior Vanessa Leon (Caracas, Venezuela) at number three doubles. Meanwhile, Leon had a 6-0, 6-1 win at number five singles for her third straight singles victory.
Sophomore Filipa Correia (Lisboa, Portugal) earned two victories in Wednesday?s match against Randolph-Macon. She recorded a 6-0, 6-1 at number four singles after teaming up with sophomore Anastasia Melnikova (Vladivostok, Russia) to post an 8-1 decision at number one singles.
Seniors Blanca Sancho (Zaragoza, Spain) and Melanie Bonomo (Maracay, Venezuela) each earned a singles victory in the match.
The Lightning, who have won three consecutive matches, will be idle until Apr. 7 when they travel to Queens College.