April 11, 2014
MERION STATION, Pa. - The Villanova women's tennis team (3-12) was unable to get over the hump Thursday against local rival Saint Joseph's (12-7) as the Wildcats fell 6-1 on the SJU Tennis Complex Courts at Maguire Campus.
Losers of its last seven, Villanova falls to 3-12 on the season and 3-6 away from home. The Hawks improve to 12-7 overall and moves its winning streak to four.
Saint Joseph's gained an early advantage when they clinched the doubles point with a sweep in all three matches.
Connor Brewer picked up the only point of the afternoon when she defeated Lauren Roy, 6-4, 7-5 at the No. 6 flight.
The Wildcats will return to action on the road when they travel to New Brunswick, N.J. to take on familiar foe Rutgers Friday at 2 p.m.
Below is a look at the complete results of Thursday's dual match:
Saint Joseph's 6, Villanova 1 - April 10 - SJU Tennis Complex - Merion Station, Pa.
Doubles (Saint Joseph's clinched doubles point):
1. Aurora Davis / Alex Zachem (SJU) def. Mikelle Mancini / Tori Smyth (VU), 8-3
2. Kristina Eisenbrand / Sarah Contrata (SJU) def. Kate Pettee / Linley Busby (VU), 8-4
3. Devi Jadeja / Lauren Roy (SJU) def. Connor Brewer / Samantha Schafer (VU), 8-4
1. Aurora Davis (SJU) def. Mikelle Mancini (VU), 6-3, 2-6, 12-10
2. Kristina Eisenbrand (SJU) def. Tori Smyth (VU), 6-4, 6-1
3. Devi Jadeja (SJU) def. Samantha Schafer (VU), 6-4, 6-1
4. Kelly Mulquin (SJU) def. Kate Pettee (VU), 6-2, 6-2
5. Arianne Polatnick (SJU) def. Linley Busby (VU), 6-1, 6-3
6. Connor Brewer (VU) def. Lauren Roy (SJU), 6-4, 7-5