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Villanova Swept at St. John's
Samantha Schafer joined with Connor Brewer (pictured) to clinch an 8-3 victory at the No. 3 doubles slot.

April 17, 2014

Flushing Meadows, N.Y. - The Villanova women's tennis team (4-16, 0-4 BIG EAST) was swept Thursday afternoon as St. John's (10-8, 4-0 BIG EAST) downed the Wildcats 7-0 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

Samantha Schafer (River Forest, Ill.) teamed with Connor Brewer (Richmond, Va.) to defeat Stephanie Elgegren and Puck Vlaskamp 8-3 at the No. 3 slot to gain an early advantage.

However, the Red Storm bounced back with a pair of victories at the No. 1 and 2 doubles position, respectively, to clinch the doubles point.

St. John's went on to win every singles flight and capture its 10th victory of the season and remain perfect in conference play heading into the BIG EAST tournament.

The Wildcats close out the regular season Friday at home versus Chestnut Hill.

Be sure to follow the teams socially on Twitter @NovaWTennis to stay up to date with the breaking news and scores from the Wildcats.

Below is a look at the complete results of Thursday's dual match:

St. John's 7, Villanova 0 - April 17 - Billie Jean King National Tennis Center - Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

Doubles (St. John's clinched doubles point)
1. Anna Morozova/Yanita Arnaudova (SJU) def. Mikelle Mancini/Tori Smyth (VU) 8-4
2. Nastya Polyakova/Diamond Adams (SJU) def. Kate Pettee/Linley Busby (VU) 8-3
3. Samantha Schafer/Connor Brewer (VU) def. Stephanie Elgegren/Puck Vlaskamp (SJU) 8-3
Order of finish: 3, 1, 2

1. Nastya Polyakova (SJU) def. Mikelle Mancini (VU) 6-0, 6-4
2. Anna Morozova (SJU) def. Tori Smyth (VU) 7-5, 6-2
3. Yanita Arnaudova (SJU) def. Samantha Schafer (VU) 6-2, 6-2
4. Diamond Adams (SJU) def. Kate Pettee (VU) 6-1, 6-1
5. Stephanie Elgegren (SJU) def. Linley Busby (VU) 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 1-0 (10-5)
6. Puck Vlaskamp (SJU) def. Connor Brewer (VU) 6-1, 3-6, 1-0 (10-3)
Order of finish: 4, 3, 1, 2, 6, 5