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Wildcats Topped at Navy
Mikelle Mancini improved to 2-0 on the young season after winning, 6-3, 7-5, at the No. 1 singles slot.

Feb. 1, 2014

Annapolis, Md. - The Villanova (1-1) women's tennis team falls to Navy, 6-1, Saturday afternoon at the USNA Tennis Courts in Annapolis, Md.

Villanova's Mikelle Mancini and Connor Brewer were leading Logan Antill and Katie Porter, 5-3, at the No. 1 slot before the match was retired due to Navy (5-1) claiming the doubles point.

The Midshipmen took the early advantage after Gabby Winter and Audrey Channell won 6-4 over Sam Schafer and Linley Busby at the No. 2 doubles position.

In singles action, senior captain Mikelle Mancini improved to 2-0 on the season at the No. 1 slot when she knocked off Katie Porter, 6-3, 7-5.

The defeat marks the second loss of the season for the Wildcats in their opening weekend.

Villanova will return to the courts Sunday, Feb. 9 against rival Delaware (1-1) in Wilmington.

Below is a look at the complete results of Saturday's contest:

Navy 6, Villanova 1 - Feb. 1, 2014 - Annapolis, Md.

Doubles (Navy takes doubles point)
1. Mikelle Mancini/Connor Brewer (VU) led Logan Antill/Katie Porter, 5-3, unfinished
2. Gabby Winter/Audrey Channell (Navy) def. Sam Schafer/Linley Busby, 6-4
3. Cassandra Fisbeck/Rozel Hernandez (Navy) def. Kate Pettee/Hayley Sanzone, 6-0

1. Mikelle Mancini (VU) def. Katie Porter (Navy), 6-3, 7-5
2. Audrey Channell (Navy) def. Sam Schafer, 6-2, 6-1
3. Cassandra Fisbeck (Navy) def. Linley Busby, 6-0, 6-4
4. Summer Ralston (Navy) def. Connor Brewer, 7-6 (5), 7-5
5. Rozel Hernandez (Navy) def. Kate Pettee, 6-0, 6-0
6. Allie Pavlansky (Navy) def. Hayley Sanzone, 6-0, 6-4