Dukes beat Herd in tennis

February 2, 2019

BARBOURSVILLE — James Madison University downed Marshall University 6-1 in a women’s tennis match Friday inside the Huntington Tennis Club.

James Madison (2-1) got off to a good start by taking the doubles point. Daniela Voloh/Abby Amos for the Dukes beat Anna Smith/Victoria Walter, and Daria Afanasyeva/Jona Roka downed Liz Stefanic/Matilde Multatero. Both scores were 6-2.

Smith scored the Thundering Herd (2-2) point in singles with a win against No. 101-ranked Daria Afanasyeva in a super-tiebreak, 6-7 (7), 6-4, 1-0 (9).

The Herd’s next match is 11 a.m. Sunday at home against the Charlotte 49ers.

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