April 1, 2014
VILLANOVA, Pa. -Following a rain filled weekend, the Villanova women's tennis team dropped its third consecutive match as Bucknell defeated the Wildcats 7-0 Tuesday afternoon at the Villanova Tennis Complex on West Campus.
Villanova falls to 3-8 on the season, while the Bison moves to 4-5 overall.
Bucknell jumped to an early lead after taking the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles matches to clinch the first point of the contest.
Mikelle Mancini (Salt Lake City, Utah) scored an early advantage with a 6-3 set one victory at the No. 1 slot. However, Elena Vidrascu rallied back to take the match with a pair of 6-3, 6-2 wins.
At the No. 6 flight, Hayley Sanzone (Redding, Conn.) won the first set 6-4 before Melissa Parks stormed back with 6-3, 6-4 triumphs, respectively.
The Wildcats are set to return to action Friday at 2 p.m. when they host California (Pa.).
Below is a look at the complete results of Tuesday's contest:
Bucknell 7, Villanova 0 - April 1, 2014 - Villanova Tennis Complex - Villanova, Pa.
Doubles (Bucknell takes doubles point)
1. Elena Vidrascu/Maria Cioffi (BU) vs. Mikelle Mancini/Tori Smyth (VU), 8-6
2. Lydia Colvin/Michele Urbinati (BU) def. Connor Brewer/Linley Busby (VU), 8-6
3. Kate Pettee/Anne Cognetti (VU) def. Stephanie Pino/Melissa Parks (BU), 8-6
1. Elena Vidrascu (BU) def. Mikelle Mancini (VU), 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
2. Maria Cioffi (BU) def. Tori Smyth (VU), 6-3, 6-2
3. Lydia Colvin (BU) def. Linley Busby (VU), 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
4. Michele Urbinati (BU) def. Connor Brewer (VU), 6-4, 6-7, 6-1
5. Jorie Fox (BU) def. Kate Pettee (VU), 6-3, 3-6, 6-2
6. Melissa Parks (BU) def. Hayley Sanzone (VU), 4-6, 6-3, 6-4