Women's Tennis Defeats Manhattan 5-2

Feb. 11, 2008

Paxton, Mass. - The Holy Cross women's tennis team took on Manhattan on Saturday afternoon in the second dual match of the 2008 season. The Crusaders showed up ready to play and bested the Jaspers 5-2 for the win.

The Crusaders took four of the six match ups from Manhattan in singles play. In No. 3 singles sophomore Ivette Konopka (Shelton, Conn.) defeated Morgan Machtaggachti of Manhattan 6-4, 6-4. In No. 4 singles sophomore Hailee Lange (Miami, Fla.) won her match up against Nicole Mazza of Manhattan 6-2, 6-1.

Konopka and Lange were paired together in doubles and won their match up against Conklin and Machtaggachti of Manhattan 8-6 to finish the day undefeated.

Holy Cross will travel to Flushing, N.Y., February 17th to face off against St. Francis. Start time is set for 12:00 p.m.

1. Lindsay Keeler MC d. Kristen Meahl HC 6-1 6-3
2. Casey Conklin MC d. Meg Moran HC 6-3 6-3
3. Ivette Konopka HC d. Morgan Machtaggachti MC 6-4 6-4
4. Hailee Lange HC d. Nicole Mazza MC 6-2 6-1
5. Paige Brown HC d. Lindsay Spagnola MC 6-0 6-1
6. Kathryn Wilkie HC d. Malory Nguyen MC 6-0 6-1

1. Meahl/Moran HC d Keeler/Nguyen MC 8-4
2. Konopka/Lange HC d. Conklin/Machtaggachti MC 8-6
3. Spagnola/Mazza MC d Brown/Manahan 8-6