April 5, 2008

Crusader Tennis Teams Drop Matches To Lehigh

April 4, 2008

West Point, N.Y. - The Holy Cross men's and women's tennis teams traveled to West Point, N.Y., Friday to compete against Lehigh in their first conference match of the season. The Crusaders men's team fell 6-1 dropping to 1-2 overall (0-1 Patriot League). The women's tennis team fell to Lehigh 6-1 dropping to 2-4 overall (0-1 Patriot League).

For the men, Angelo Sica (Chester, N.J.) was the sole winner for the Crusaders with a victory over Troy List at No. 2 singles, 6-1, 6-7, 14-12.

For the women, Meg Moran (Concord, N.H.) led the team with their only win of the day, defeating Ariela Cohen 6-3, 6-0, at No. 2 singles.

The Crusaders are set to compete again April 5 against at Army. Start time is set for 6:00 p.m.

Men
Lehigh 6, Holy Cross 1
Doubles
1. Nespoli/List (LU) def. Wierzel/Burke (HC) 8-2
2. Pacheco/Silbert (LU) def. Sica/DeSanto (HC) 8-2
3. Bolcar/Bolcar (LU) def. Phelan/Leggio (HC) 8-1

Singles
1. John Nespoli (LU) def. Matt Wierzel (HC) 6-1, 6-1
2. Angelo Sica (HC) def. Troy List (LU) 6-1, 6-7, 14-12
3. J.T. Bolcar (LU) def. John Burke (HC) 6-3, 6-2
4. Arnaldo Pacheco (LU) def. Dan Phelan (HC) 6-1, 6-4
5. Chris Collins (LU) def. Jay DeSanto (HC) 6-2, 6-1
6. Robbie Bolcar (LU) def. Thomas Steinert (HC) 6-2, 6-3

Women
Lehigh 6 Holy Cross 1
Doubles
1. Schwartz/Furman (LU) def. Meahl/Moran (HC) 9-7
2. Cohen/Jacobi (LU) def. Lange/Fitzsimmons (HC) 8-0
3. Arthofer/Reich (LU) def. Wilkie/Brown (HC) 8-7

Singles
1. Allie Schwartz (LU) def. Kristen Meahl (HC) 6-2, 6-0
2. Meg Moran (HC) def. Ariela Cohen (LU) 6-3, 6-0
3. Julie Arthofer (LU) def. Ivette Konopka (HC) 6-1, 6-0
4. Ruthie Furman (LU) def. Hailee Lange (HC) 6-0, 7-5
5. Victoria Vityuk (LU) def. Kathryn Wilkie (HC) 7-5, 7-5
6. Stacey Reich (LU) def. Paige Brown (HC) 6-0, 6-0