February 21, 2008

Holy Cross Men's and Women's Tennis Sweeps St. Francis College

Feb. 21, 2008

Flushing, N.Y. - The men's and women's tennis teams traveled to Flushing N.Y. this past weekend to take on St. Francis. Both men and women's teams finished the day off victorious, men won 6-1 while women dominated 7-0. The women now have a 2-1 record, while the men are 1-0.

In No. 1 singles sophomore Kristen Meahl (Flamouth, Maine) defeated Tara Farone of St. Francis 6-0, 6-0. All singles were won 6-0, 6-0 as the Crusaders were tough not allowing any points scored from their opponent. It was the same in No. 1 and No. 2 doubles, winning 8-0.

On the men's side, junior Angelo Sica (Chester, N.J.) took on Elan Evans in No.2 singles for a 6-1, 6-1 victory. The Crusaders won the doubles match ups to take home the win in their first match up of the season.

The Crusaders play again February 23 at Sacred Heart. Start time is set for 4:00 p.m.

MEN
SFC Holy Cross
1) Jindrich Chaloupka vs Matt Wierzel Sfc won 6-1,6-1
2) Elan Evans vs Angelo Sica H.C won 6-1,6-1
3) Tyrone Fordham vs John Burke H.C won 6-0,6-1
4) Vihren Todorov vs Dan Phelan H.C won 6-0,6-0
5) Darrius Marcellin vs Jay DeSanto H.C won 6-0,6-0
6) Bratislav Radosaljevic vs Thomas Steinert H.C won 6-0,6-0

Doubles
1) Chaloupka and Evans vs. Weirzel and Burke H.C won 8-5
2) Todorov and Fraser vs Sica and DeSanto H.C won 8-0
3) Fordham and Marcellin vs Phelan and Leggio H.C won 8-0

WOMEN
SFC Holy Cross
1) Tara Garone vs Kristen Meahl H.C won 6-0,6-0
2) Jeanna Charles vs Megan Moran H.C won 6-0,6-0
3) Kerri-Ann Sarjeant vs Ivette Konopka H.C won 6-0,6-0
4) Angel Lawerence vs Hailee Lange H.C won 6-0,6-0
5) Toni Rich vs Kathryn Wilkie H.C won 6-0,6-0
Melanie Bunke H.C wins by default
Doubles
1) Garone and Rich vs Moran and Meahl H.C won 8-0
2) Lawerence and Charles vs Konopka and Manahan H.C won 8-0
3) Brown and Lin win at 3rd doubles by default for Holy Cross