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Linder and Gamarnik Honored on Senior Day as Women’s Tennis Closes Season with Win Over Kutztown

Linder and Gamarnik Honored on Senior Day as Women’s Tennis Closes Season with Win Over Kutztown

PHILADELPHIA – The University of the Sciences women's tennis team sent seniors Elkanah Linder and Abbygail Gamarnik out with a 6-1 win over Kutztown on Senior Day in the Devils' season-finale at the Hamlin Center on Tuesday evening. 

Linder and Gamarnik both ended their careers with two more wins, including pairing for a 6-0 victory at No. 2 doubles. 

Notably, two exit as the program's all-time leaders in doubles victories with 46 and 44, respectively, with Gamarnik also ending the season a team-best 15-7 in doubles play. 

Linder also exits as the program's all-time leader in singles wins with 42, after a straight set victory at the third flight.  

Gamarnik prevailed in a third set super tiebreaker, 10-5, for her 30th career win, good for fifth all-time. 

Freshman Stephanie Mazurek won in straight sets at No. 4 singles to end the season a team-best 12-5. She also paired with Julia James for a 6-1 decision at No. 3 doubles to end the year 11-9 in doubles play.

James won in straight sets at the fifth flight for her seventh victory of the season, tied with Linder for third on the team. 

Karla Miletic ends the season second on the team with eight wins after not dropping a game at No. 1 singles.  

She also partnered with Danielle Paran for a 6-3 triumph at first flight doubles for the duo's first win together this season, which moved Miletic to second on the team at 12-9 overall.

Notably, the result also moved Paran into seventh in program history with 21 career doubles victories.  

Results

Singles

1. Karla Miletic (USCI_W) def. Yasmeen Malik (KUTZ-W) 6-0, 6-0

2. Abbygail Gamarnik (USCI_W) def. Alicia Pursell (KUTZ-W) 7-5, 6-7 (2-7), 10-5

3. Elkanah Linder (USCI_W) def. Catherine Maher (KUTZ-W) 6-0, 6-1

4. Stephanie Mazurek (USCI_W) def. Sarah Grebosky (KUTZ-W) 7-5, 6-2

5. Julia James (USCI_W) def. Elyssa Tomczyk (KUTZ-W) 6-1, 6-2

6. Jillian Siefert (KUTZ-W) def. Han Le (USCI_W) 7-5, 6-1

Doubles

1. Karla Miletic/Danielle Paran (USCI_W) def. Yasmeen Malik/Amanda Grebosky (KUTZ-W) 6-3

2. Abbygail Gamarnik/Elkanah Linder (USCI_W) def. Alicia Pursell/Catherine Maher (KUTZ-W) 6-0

3. Julia James/Stephanie Mazurek (USCI_W) def. Jillian Siefert/Shadimon Navarro (KUTZ-W) 6-1