WASHINGTON - The Catholic University of America women's tennis team played its first home match on the Dowd Family Courts on Friday afternoon and were victorious over Franciscan, 7-2.
Catholic started the day down in nearly all its matches but fought back to take all doubles matches as well as the top four singles bouts.
Cole was also impressive at No. 3 singles, dropping just two points in a 6-1, 6-1 win.
Senior Sarah MacLean fought back from a 0-6 loss in the first set as she won the second, 6-2, before a tie-breaking win in the deciding set with a 7-4 bout-decider to win, 7-6.
MacLean also teamed with freshman Caroline Ciocco for a No. 2 doubles win, 8-5.
Catholic continues a busy weekend with a match at McDaniel on Saturday, September 16th, before returning home on Sunday against St. Mary's (Md.).
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