Sept. 27, 1997
Villanova Falls to Bucknell in Women's Tennis
LEWISBURG, Pa. -- In a match played in Lewisburg, Pa, the Villanova women's tennis dropped a 7-2 decision to Bucknell University. With the loss, the Wildcats fall to 4-4 on the season.
Villanova got a strong effort from junior Colleen Obsitnik (Lansing, Mich/Okemos H.S.) at No. 2 singles. Obsitnik downed Bucknell's Kristin Jones in straight sets by scores 6-3, 6-1. The day's most exciting match came at No. 4 singles where Villanova sophomore Katie Cooper (Summit, NJ/ Oak Knoll School) lost a hard-fought 7-5, 7-6 decision to Blakely Lauric.
In doubles play, the Villanova duo of Dorothy Bellock (Hinsdale, Ill/Benet Academy) and Obsitnik downed Bucknell's Leah Lenor and Kerry Callaghan by a score of 8-6.
The Wildcats return to action on Thursday, Oct. 2 when they travel to Lafayette for a 3 p.m. match.
SINGLES: No. 1 Lenor (B) def. Bellock (VU) 6-2, 6-0 No. 2 Obsitnik (VU) def. Jones (B) 6-3, 6-1 No. 3 Callaghan (B) def. Pagana (VU) 6-0, 6-0 No. 4 Lauric (B) def. Cooper (VU) 7-5, 7-6 No. 5 Roland (B) def. Kenney (VU) 6-3, 6-3 No. 6 Eason (B) def. Svetholz (VU) 6-2, 6-1 DOUBLES: No.1 Bellock/Obsitnik (VU) def. Lenor/Callaghan (B) 8-6 No. 2 Roland/Grossman (B) def. Pagana/Svetholz (VU) 8-2 No. 3 Wurzburg/Honko (B) def. Kenney/Morgan (VU) 8-3