Women's Tennis Swept, 7-0, At Army In Patriot League Opener

Emily Marr

WEST POINT, N.Y. – The Holy Cross women's tennis team was swept by Army, 7-0, to open up Patriot League action at the Lichtenberg Tennis Courts. With the final tally, the Crusaders go to a record of 0-7 (0-1 PL) on the overall season while the Black Knights improve to a record of 15-7 (1-0 PL).

The Black Knights swept all doubles matches as the No. 1 duo of Molly Montgomery (Winnetka, Ill.) and junior Emily Marr (Jefferson, Mass.) lost the closest match, 8-3. Army took down the Crusaders in straight sets in all singles categories as well.  Junior Emma Rudnik (Lake Bluff, Ill.) gathered two games in the first set at No. 6 singles, but fell 6-2, 6-0.

Holy Cross returns to action this evening against its second conference opponent, Lafayette. Match time is set for 8:00 p.m. at the Lichtenberg Tennis Center in West Point, N.Y.



1- Emily Stein (ARMY) def. Molly Montgomery (HC), 6-0, 6-0

2- Jurelle Mendoza (ARMY) def. Carolyn Chandley (HC), 6-0, 6-1

3- Robie Verano (ARMY) def. Emily Marr (HC), 6-0, 6-1

4- Larraine Saavedra (ARMY) def. Maya Welch (HC), 6-1, 6-1

5- Audrey Hansen (ARMY) def. Mary McAuliffe (HC), 6-0, 6-0

6- Holly Pappafotis (ARMY) def. Emma Rudnik (HC), 6-2, 6-0


1- Vollmber/Saavedra (ARMY) def. Montgomery/Marr (HC), 8-3

2- Mendoza/Verano (ARMY) def. Chandley/Welch (HC), 8-2

3- Hansen/Pope (ARMY) def. McAuliffe/Rudnik (HC), 8-0