BROOKVILLE, N.Y. - - The Wilmington University women's tennis team ended the 2017-18 regular season on a high note, coming back to defeat NCAA Division II East Regionally ranked No. 8 LIU Post, 7-2, sweeping all six singles matches on Saturday afternoon at the LIU Post Tennis Courts.
The Wildcats (12-8) trailed the Pioneers (8-4), 2-1, following the three doubles matches, but stormed back by taking all six singles matches, including a pair of comeback victories, to claim the match.
Squaring off against the fourth ranked singled player in the East Region, and 65th in the nation, Gomar evened the match with a 6-4 victory in the second set. She then capped the comeback with another 6-4 victory in the tiebreak set, earning the victory.
Gil dropped the first set but evened the match with a 6-3 victory in the second. The third set was tightly contested, but Gil was able to earn the comeback victory with a 7-5 victory in the tiebreak.
Anushka Sathe won her match at No. 3, 6-2 and 6-2, while Tess Paya played well again with a win at No. 4 singles, 6-4 and 6-0. Andrea Ribalta won her match at No. 5 singles, 6-1 and 6-0, while Sabrina Blasi-Smith capped the singles sweep with a 6-0 and 6-4 victory at No. 6 singles.
The Wildcats were not ranked in the latest NCAA East Regional Poll but did all they could do to try and help their positioning for the final poll with a tough win over LIU Post.