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Mancini Wins at First Singles in 6-1 Loss to Pittsburgh
Mikelle Mancini won for the third time in the last four matches at No. 1 singles with her win against Pittsburgh on Saturday afternoon.

March 24, 2012

VILLANOVA, Pa. - Despite an early threat of rain Villanova (2-7) hosted Pittsburgh (7-6) in its first home match of the year against a BIG EAST opponent and the Wildcats were defeated 6-1 at the West Campus Tennis Courts on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore Mikelle Mancini (Salt Lake City, Utah) accounted for the lone team point for Villanova with a victory at the No. 1 singles spot.

Mancini won for the third time in the last four matches thanks to a victory in a tie-breaker over Jocelyn Lu. Mancini outlasted Lu 10-7 in the tiebreaker after winning the first set 7-6 (8-6) and falling 7-5 in the second set.

March 24, 2012
West Campus Tennis Courts


1) Gabrielle Catanzariti/Kimmy Borza (PITT) defeated Mikelle Mancini/Sydney West (VU) 8-4
2) Amanda Wickman/Molly Wickman (PITT) defeated Allison Solberg/Kristin Gobberg (VU) 8-3
3) Karma Parbhu/Brittney Russell (PITT) defeated Wesleigh Donadio/Kate Pettee (VU) 8-3


1) Mikelle Mancini (VU) defeated Jocelyn Lu (PITT) 7-6 (6), 5-7, 10-7
2) Gabrielle Catanzariti (PITT) defeated Allison Solberg (VU) 0-6, 6-2, 6-4
3) Taylor Washington (PITT) defeated Sydney West (VU) 6-2, 7-5
4) Amanda Wickman (PITT) defeated Kate Pettee (VU) 6-2, 7-5
5) Molly Wickman (PITT) defeated Wesleigh Donadio (VU) 6-0, 6-1
6) Kimmy Borza (PITT) defeated Kristin Gobberg (VU) 6-0, 6-2