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Mancini and Kuse Win in Doubles at Point Loma Nazarene
Mikelle Mancini teamed up with Allison Kuse for an 8-4 win at first doubles in a match against Point Loma Nazarene on Saturday afternoon.

March 2, 2013

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Junior Mikelle Mancini (Salt Lake City, Utah) and freshman Allison Kuse (Marietta, Ga.) teamed up for an 8-4 victory in the No. 1 doubles match as Villanova (0-4) began its Spring Break trip to California with an 8-1 loss to Point Loma Nazarene (3-6) on Saturday afternoon.

Mancini and Kuse defeated Hope Penner and Preethika Venugopal in doubles play but the Sea Lions won the rest of the matches played. Each of the six singles matches were decided in straight sets.

Next up for the Wildcats is a Monday afternoon match at Vanguard.

March 2, 2013
San Diego, Calif.

1. Maika Adair (Point Loma) defeated Mikelle Mancini (Villanova) 6-4, 6-2
2. Hope Penner (Point Loma) defeated Allison Kuse (Villanova) 6-1, 7-5
3. Sharon Reibstein (Point Loma) defeated Amanda Nelson (Villanova) 6-2, 6-1
4. Wileen Chiu (Point Loma) defeated Wesleigh Donadio (Villanova) 6-1, 6-0
5. Preethika Venugopal (Point Loma) defeated Anne Cognetti (Villanova) 6-2, 6-0
6. Kirsty Mountain (Point Loma) defeated Yalda Hajavi (Villanova) 6-2, 6-2

1. Mikelle Mancini/Allison Kuse (Villanova) defeated Hope Penner/Preethika Vunugopal (Point Loma), 8-4
2. Kiersten Steinhauer/Wileen Chiu (Point Loma) defeated Wesleigh Donadio/Kate Pettee (Villanova), 8-1
3. Maika Adair/Kirsty Mountain (Point Loma) defeated Anne Cognetti/Yalda Hajavi (Villanova), 8-5