April 6, 2008

Men's & Women's Tennis Teams Fall To Army

April 6, 2008

West Point, N.Y.- The Holy Cross men's and women's tennis teams traveled to West Point, N.Y., to take on Army in their second conference match of the season. The men's and women's team both fell to Army 7-0. The men dropped to 1-3 overall (0-2 Patriot League), and the women fall to 2-5 overall (0-2 Patriot League).

For the women at fifth singles Kathryn Wilkie (Oak Brook, Ill.) played tough but fell to Charlee Warford of Army 7-5, 6-1.

For the men Angelo Sica (Chester, N.J.) had the best performance of the day, falling to Phil Muhawi of Army at No. 1 singles 6-2, 6-2.

The Crusaders play again April 6 against Lafayette. Start time is set for 9:00 a.m.

Women
Army 7
Holy Cross 0
Doubles
1. Jessica Shurtz/Paige Ford (A) def. Kristen Meahl/Meg Moran (H), 8-0
2. Robie Verano/Jurelle Mendoza (A) def. Hailee Lange/Chase Fitzsimmons (H), 8-2
3. Anne Hang/Audrey Hansen (A) def. Paige Brown/Megan Manahan (H), 8-1
Singles
1. Caitlin Finnegan (A) def. Kristen Meahl (H), 6-2, 6-2
2. Michael Tollerton (A) def. Meg Moran (H), 6-0, 6-1
3. Jessica Shurtz (A) def. Ivette Konopka (H), 6-0, 6-0
4. Robie Verano (A) def. Hailee Lange (H), 6-2, 6-1
5. Charlee Warford (A) def. Kathryn Wilkie (H), 7-5, 6-1
6. Annie Hang (A) def. Chase Fitzsimmons (H), 6-4, 6-1

Men
Army (11-5, 2-0 PL) 7
Holy Cross (1-3, 0-2 PL) 0
Doubles
1. Phil Muhawi/Eddie Kang (A) def. Angelo Sica/Jay DeSanto: 8-2
2. Jordan Girdley/Tripp Johnson (A) def. John Burke/Kevin Leggio: 8-0
3. Bruno Lucivero/Johnny Lucero (A) def. Dan Phelan/Matthew Vicidomino: 8-1

Singles
1. Phil Muhawi (A) def. Angelo Sica: 6-2, 6-2
2. Eddie Kang (A) def. John Burke: 6-0, 6-1
3. Tripp Johnson (A) def. Dan Phelan: 6-0, 6-0
4. Jordan Girdley (A) def. Jay DeSanto: 6-0, 6-0
5. Johnny Lucero (A) def. Thomas Steinert: 6-0, 6-2
6. Josh Krieter (A) def. Kevin Leggio: 6-1, 6-0