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EASTERN UNIVERSITY EDGES CEDAR CREST 5-4 IN TENNIS
Radnor, PA (September 21, 2010) - The Cedar Crest College tennis team found themselves oh-so-close against MAC member Eastern University, but ultimately fell to the Eagles 5-4.
Cedar Crest closed out the doubles sets up 2-1 with wins by seniors Amy Dichter (West Deptford, NJ/West Deptford) and Alex Kuebler (Washington, NJ/Warren Hills) at No. 2 and sophomores Cassandra Bejar (Allentown, PA/Wm. Allen) and Nina Colangeli (Bushkill, PA/East Stroudsburg North) at No. 3. The win by Dichter runs her streak of consecutive doubles victories to five.
The Falcons could only manage two wins in the singles sets, however, by Dichter at No. 3 over Kendall Rood 6-2, 6-2 and Colangeli at No.5 over Jennifer Wright 6-2, 2-6, 6-4. Dichter's singles win was her fifth consecutive as well.
Cedar Crest drops to 2-4, 1-2 CSAC. Eastern begins the season 1-0.
The Falcons will continue conference play with a home match against Immaculata on Thursday, September 23, at 3:30 p.m.