Women's Tennis Team Wins on the Road, Stays in First Place

The MSJC women's tennis team swept past Southwestern on Tuesday 9-0 to remain in a three way tie for first place in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference standings.wtennisforsouthwestern-17.jpg

The Lady Eagles improved to 9-2 in PCAC matches and 11-2 overall with the victory.  MSJC is currently tied with Grossmont and San Diego City for the top spot in conference play with just three matches remaining.  MSJC will take on San Diego City on Thursday in San Diego.  The Knights defeated the Lady Eagles in the two teams first match here at MSJC back on February 28th 6-3.  The Lady Eagles only other loss was to Grossmont back in February, but MSJC avenged that defeat when they beat the Griffons 5-4 last week.

On Tuesday MSJC dominated the match with Jaguars as they did not lose a single set on their way to the 9-0 win.  Lady Eagles number one Stacey Klink led the way with a 6-0, 6-0 win in singles.  She teamed with Scarlett Steele to win 8-1 in doubles.  Steele, Corbie Adams, Shayla Evan, Margarita Leyva, and Emily Cantu also won singles matches in straight sets.  The doubles teams of Adams and Evans as well as Leyva and Cantu also picked up easy wins.

MSJC's Margarita Leyva, a San Jacinto HS alum, helped the Lady Eagles to a 9-0 victory Tuesday over Southwestern.  She and her teammates are currently tied for first place in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Women's tennis standings with three matches remaining in the regular season.