Easton, Mass. – The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds (#6) defeated the Stonehill Skyhawks (#4) 4-3 to continue their winning streak, bringing their record to 8-0 on the season.
After a tough loss at No. 2 doubles, the No. 1 team of Simoné Pärn and Marija Milic defeated their opponents 7-6(4) leaving the final outcome of the doubles point to teammates Sofia Bellucco and Estefania Castrillon. Castrillon and Belluco fought their way to a 7-6(3) victory to claim the doubles point for the Firebirds.
First up for the Firebirds in the singles match was Joanna Skrzypczynska who defeated her opponent 6-3, 3-0 at No.3, putting the Firebirds up 2-0. Parn conceded her first match of the season falling to stonehill's Christina Solorzano 6-4, 6-3 at No.1. Belluco stepped up at No. 4 to defeat her opponent 6-4, 6-2, and three time Rookie of the week Izabella Bilecova sealed the deal defeating her opponent 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 and securing the Firebirds Eighth win.
This was a huge win for the Firebirds as Stonehill was ranked 4th in the East Region.
The Firebirds are back in action tomorrow evening, facing off against Bentley College at 5:00pm.