LEWISBURG, Pa. – Bucknell women’s tennis closed the weekend with a 6-1 win over visiting Lafayette on the Varsity Tennis Courts on Sunday. The Bison improved to 10-7 overall and 2-3 in the Patriot League.

“It feels good to get another win under our belt,” Bucknell head coach Rebecca Helt said. “It was another showcase of the solid depth we have on this team. If we can get our execution better, we should start seeing the kind of results we want.”

Michele Urbinati and Jill Auteri had three-set wins for Bucknell. Urbinati dropped the first set 6-1, but rolled to 6-0, 6-3 wins in the final two to pick up a win on court one. Auteri and Lafayette’s Meredith Block traded 6-4 wins in the first two sets on court five before Auteri prevailed with a 10-8 victory in a tiebreak set.

Paige Leavy was a 6-1, 6-2 winner on court two, while Emilie Bush posted a 6-2, 6-4 victory on court four. Danielle Gannon stepped into the lineup and won in straight sets on court six, 6-3, 6-2.

Bucknell swept the doubles matches, including a 6-0 shutout by Gannon and Melissa Parks on court two. Bish and Urbinati won 6-1 on court one, while Leavy and Auteri were 6-3 victors on court three.

Lafayette fell to 6-11 overall and 1-4 in the Patriot League.

Bucknell returns to action when it hosts Towson on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.

Bucknell 6, Lafayette 1
4/9/2017 at Lewisburg, Pa. (Varsity Tennis Courts) 
Singles competition
1. Michele Urbinati (BUCKNELL) def. Tori Almeida (LAF) 1-6, 6-0, 6-3
2. Paige Leavy (BUCKNELL) def. Rocine Moschella (LAF) 6-1, 6-2
3. Grace Conrad (LAF) def. Melissa Parks (BUCKNELL) 6-1, 7-6
4. Emilie Bush (BUCKNELL) def. Lauren Tracy (LAF) 6-2, 6-4
5. Jill Auteri (BUCKNELL) def. Meredith Block (LAF) 6-4, 4-6, 10-8
6. Danielle Gannon (BUCKNELL) def. Katie Hill (LAF) 6-3, 6-2
Doubles competition
1. Emilie Bush/Michele Urbinati (BUCKNELL) def. Lauren Tracy/Katie Hill (LAF) 6-1
2. Melissa Parks/Danielle Gannon (BUCKNELL) def. Tori Almeida/Grace Conrad (LAF) 6-0
3. Paige Leavy/Jill Auteri (BUCKNELL) def. Rocine Moschella/Gabby Montes (LAF) 6-3
Match Notes
Lafayette 6-11 (1-4 PL)
Bucknell 10-7 (2-3 PL)