March 15, 2011
Women's Tennis Opens Up At Home Against Clark on Saturday
Scoreboard: No scheduled events
Schedule: Saturday, March 19 vs. Clark, Worcester, Mass., 3:30 p.m.
- The Holy Cross women's tennis team returns to action on Saturday, March 19 when it hosts Clark for the first home game of the spring season. The match, to be held on the Holy Cross Tennis Courts, is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m.
- Clark plays Holy Cross in its spring opener after going 4-8 in the fall portion of its season. No. 1 singles player, freshman Gaby Suriano, is 8-1 in dual-match play this season. She has also won her last four matches in the No. 1 singles spot.
- Holy Cross head coach Lisa Meola is a1998 graduate of Clark and also began her tennis coaching career there in 2004. This will be the first time in the 2000's that Holy Cross and Clark have matched-up. Holy Cross has collected an 8-2 record against Division III squads in its last 10 meetings. The Crusaders are 0-2 against Division III squads this season, dropping decisions to Trinity and Bowdoin.
- Holy Cross freshman Molly Montgomery (Winnetka, Ill.) will most likely match-up with Suriano on Saturday. Currently, Montgomery owns a 1-5 dual-match record as the team's No. 1 singles player. She most recently lost a 6-0, 6-1 decision against Sacred Heart's Kate Donnelly.