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Helena Jansen
Helena Jansen wins at number one singles and number doubles.
photo courtesy of Appalachian State Athletics

App State Women’s Tennis Picks Up Third Straight Win

App State Tennis captured its third straight team victory with a 4-0 sweep at Davidson on Saturday.

After a season-opening loss against No. 2 North Carolina, the Mountaineers have reeled off consecutive wins over Lees-McRae (7-0), Queens (4-3) and Davidson to finish the month of January at 3-1 overall.

App State started the match by winning the doubles point for the third straight outing. Helena Jansen and Ellie Murphy teamed up to win 6-0 at No. 1, followed by Savannah Dada-Mascoll and Maggie Pate winning 7-5 at No. 2.

At Nos. 1-3 singles, head coach Ashleigh Antal’s squad was even more impressive, with all three Mountaineers rattling off straight-set wins. Jansen won 6-4, 6-1 at No. 1, Pate was victorious 6-2, 6-4 at No. 2, and Dada-Mascoll captured a 7-5, 6-3 triumph at No. 3.

App State is back in action on the road at East Tennessee State on Thursday, Feb. 9, followed quickly by a bout at Clemson on Saturday, Feb. 11 and at Wofford on Sunday, Feb. 12.