March 26, 2013
VILLANOVA, Pa. - All four wins in singles play came in straight sets and Villanova (4-6) defeated Fairfield (4-4) by a final score of 4-2 at the West Campus Tennis Courts on Tuesday afternoon. No doubles matches were played but the Wildcats were victorious in each singles match from the No. 2 through No. 5 spots to claim the team victory.
Freshman Tori Smyth (Stamford, Conn.) defeated Allison Radde (Fairfield) at No. 2 singles by set scores of 6-2 and 6-4, notching her second straight win in the process. Sophomore Sydney West (Washington, D.C.) defeated Carolina Koladzyn in the No. 3 singles match by scores of 6-4 and 6-2.
At the No. 4 spot freshman Allison Kuse (Marietta, Ga.) held off Victoria Pirrello in a tight first set and won the set in a tiebreaker, 7-6 (11-9). She then went on to take the second set, 6-2, to close out the match. Sophomore Kate Pettee (New Canaan, Conn.) defeated Nikki Jackson at the No. 5 spot (7-5, 6-2).
Villanova is back in action on Wednesday afternoon when it hosts Rutgers at 2 p.m.
VILLANOVA 4, FAIRFIELD 2
March 26, 2013
West Campus Tennis Courts
1. Monia Yajima (Fairfield) defeated Mikelle Mancini (Villanova) 5-7, 7-5, 6-3
2. Tori Smyth (Villanova) defeated Allison Radde (Fairfield) 6-2, 6-4
3. Sydney West (Villanova) defeated Carolina Koladzyn (Fairfield) 6-4, 6-2
4. Allison Kuse (Villanova) defeated Victoria Pirrello (Fairfield) 7-6 (11-9), 6-2
5. Kate Pettee (Villanova) defeated Nikki Jackson (Fairfield) 7-5, 6-2
6. Maggie McLaughlin (Fairfield) defeated Amanda Nelson (Villanova) 7-5, 6-3