By Michael Otero
On Saturday, Sept. 12, the Pioneers earned their first win of season, beating St. Thomas Aquinas College 7-2. The Pioneers won all three matches in doubles play, led by seniors Didi Fatchikova and Lucie Chrastecka. The seniors also led the way in singles play, winning in straight sets along with freshman Shanice Arthur and junior Laura Harwell.
Head Coach Walter Giacometti, who earned his first win at LIU, will have his team ready for battle with Caldwell College on Friday, Sept. 18. First serve from Caldwell is slated for 3 p.m.