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Sara Yost © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Sara Yost © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

McDaniel notches first win of season with 6-3 victory over Penn State-Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Sara Yost (Westminster, Md./Francis Scott Key) dropped just three games in a 2-0 day to lead McDaniel to a 6-3 victory over Penn State-Harrisburg in non-conference women's tennis action on Friday.

The Green Terror (1-7) recorded wins in all five contested singles match to overcome a 2-1 deficit after doubles.

Kelly Jackson and Maddi Kuzo led the Lions (1-5) with an 8-4 win at No. 1 doubles.

Yost partnered with Devan Hamric (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) for an 8-1 victory at second doubles.

Yost won her third singles match 6-1, 6-1 while Hamric was also a straight-set victor, taking No. 2 singles, 6-3, 6-2.

Carissa Grove (Boonsboro, Md./St. Maria Goretti) won fourth singles without dropping a game, 6-0, 6-0 while Elise Un-O'Meara (Bowie, Md./Elizabeth Seton) was a 6-1, 6-0 winner at No. 5 singles.

Brittany Starlings (Mt. Airy, Md./Linganore) rounded out the winners with a 6-3, 6-1 victory in the top singles slot.

McDaniel returns to action at Haverford on Saturday. Match time is 12 p.m.

McDaniel 6, Penn State-Harrisburg 3

1. Kelly Jackson/Maddi Kuzo (H) def. Brittany Starlings/Carissa Grove 8-4;
2. Devan Hamric/Sara Yost (M) def. Meghin Moore/Carla Martin 8-1;
3. Jackie Gyger/Ale Portillo (H) won by default.

1. Starlings (M) def Jackson 6-3, 6-1;
2. Hamric (M) def Kuzo 6-3, 6-2;
3. Yost (M) def Moore 6-1, 6-1;
4. Grove (M) def. Martin 6-0, 6-0;
5. Elise Un-O'Meara (M) def Gyger 6-1, 6-0;
6. Portillo (H) won by default.