Wildcats Get First Win of Season, Top Point Loma Nazarene 7-2
March 2, 2013
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - A sweep of the three doubles matches helped Villanova (1-3) register its first dual match victory of the season, a 7-2 win over Point Loma Nazarene (3-6) on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats also won four singles matches to account for the final score.
Junior Thomas O'Brien (Guilford, Conn.) and sophomore Kelly Donaldson (Broomfield, Colo.) were each winners in both their doubles and singles matches. The pair teamed up to defeated Brooks Baldinger and Michael Zabian by an 8-4 score in the No. 1 doubles match. O'Brien got a win at No. 1singles against Zabian (7-5, 6-3) and Donaldson rallied past Kevin McKelligan at the No. 6 singles spot (2-6, 6-4, 7-5).
The other doubles pairs were also the usual suspects for the Wildcats, with sophomores Tim Abbracciamento (Robbinsville, N.J.) and Michael Rosengren (Sharon, Mass.) winning at No. 2 doubles (8-6), while freshman Chris Seitz (Pennington, N.J.) and junior Ryan Peyton (Newport Beach, Calif.) were 8-3 winners at the third spot.
Seits and fellow freshman Max Levine (Lubbock, Texas) each won their singles matches. Seitz defeated Bram Kevelaerts in three sets (6-0, 5-7, 6-0) at No. 2 singles, while Levine was similarly a 6-3, 6-7, 10-8 winner in the No. 4 singles match.
Villanova gets back to action on Sunday with matches against both Toledo and UC Davis.
VILLANOVA 7, POINT LOMA 2