Villanova Women's Tennis Downs Pittsburgh, 4-2

April 2, 2004

RADNOR, PA. - Villanova won four singles matches en route to its 4-2 win over Pittsburgh in BIG EAST tennis action on Friday afternoon. The Wildcats improved to 11-7 and 2-3 in the conference.

Candice Carlin started the Wildcats with a 7-6, 6-1 showing at No. 1 singles, while Leighann Reilly won No. 6 singles in straight sets. Carlin and Reilly bettered their records to 17-8 and 15-7 overall.

Kelly McAndrew and Jessie Rybacki battled for three-set victories at fourth and fifth singles, respectively. For McAndrew, the decision was her team-leading 19th.

The two teams did not play any doubles matches.

Villanova returns to the courts on Sunday at 11 a.m. when West Virginia visits the Villanova Tennis Complex.

1. Candice Carlin (VU) def. Laura Pegula (UP), 7-6, 6-1.
2. Becky Emmers (UP) def. Melissa Reed (VU), 6-4, 2-6, 7-6.
3. Annie Davies (UP) def. Courtney Flezzani (VU), 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.
4. Kelly McAndrew (VU) def. Hayley Hughes (UP), 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.
5. Jessie Rybacki (VU) def. Emily Hughes (UP), 6-3, 2-6, 7-5.
6. Leighann Reilly (VU) def. Konita Jude (UP), 7-6, 6-0.



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