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Dorothy Safron (top left) and Carme Lai
Courtesy: Delaware Athletics

Carmen Lai and Dorothy Safron Honored as CAA Women’s Doubles Team of the Week

Courtesy: Delaware Athletics
Release: 04/15/2014
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RICHMOND, Va. – University of Delaware senior Dorothy Safron (New York, N.Y) and sophomore Carmen Lai (Shatin, Hong Kong) were honored Tuesday afternoon by the Colonial Athletic Association as the league’s Doubles Team of the Week.

The two Blue Hens were chosen after recording a pair of wins at No. 1 doubles as Delaware defeated conference foes Towson (5-2) and Drexel (5-2).

The duo edged Towson’s Nani Lizana and Ariel Burke, 8-6, before beating Drexel’s Zeynep Mafa and Marcela Rosales, 8-3.

Safron and Lai have won three straight matches and improved to 16-9 this year. The pair is third in school history with a career mark of 30-21 over two seasons.

Delaware enters this coming weekend’s conference tournament with an overall record of 8-7 while going 3-2 in CAA play. The fifth-seeded Blue Hens take on No. 4 James Madison Friday at 3 p.m. at William & Mary.

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