April 13, 2008

Women's Tennis Defeats Salve Regina, 8-1

April 13, 2008

NEWPORT, R.I. - The Holy Cross women's tennis team traveled to Newport to take on Salve Regina in a non-conference match up. The Crusaders defeated Salve Regina 8-1, improving to 5-5 overall (1-3 Patriot League).

Kristen Meahl (Falmouth, Maine) defeated Heather Fox of Salve Regina at No. 1 singles, 6-1, 1-6, 1-0 (10-6), and picked up a win at No. 1 doubles with partner Meg Moran (Concord, N.H.) 8-0. Ivette Konopka (Shelton, Conn.) picked up a win at No. 3 singles 6-1, 6-0, and at No. 3 doubles 8-0 with her partner Paige Brown (Hunting, N.Y.)

The Crusaders look to compete again on April 15 against Providence. Start time is set for 4:00 p.m.

Doubles
#1. Meahl/Moran (HC) def. Fox/Timpano (SRU) 8-0
#2. Fitzsimmons/Lange (HC) def. Carrell/Smith (SRU) 8-1
#3. Brown/Konopka (HC) def. Hannoush/Romano (SRU) 8-0

Singles
#1. Kristen Meahl (HC) def. Heather Fox (SRU) 6-1, 1-6, 1-0 (10-6)
#2. Jessica Timpano (SRU) def. Meg Moran (HC) 6-2, 1-6, 1-0 (10-7)
#3. Ivette Konopka (HC) def. Jessica Smith (SRU) 6-1, 6-0
#4. Hailee Lange (HC) def. Kristen Romano (SRU) 6-0, 6-0
#5. Chase Fitzsimmons (HC) def. Stefi Carrell (SRU) 6-0, 6-0
#6. Paige Brown (HC) def. Valeria Leso (SRU) 6-0, 6-0