Tennis Teams Sweep Rider In Monday Matches

March 28, 2016

Men's Results | Women's Results

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. - Loyola University Maryland men's and women's tennis returned from Easter Break on Monday afternoon and both sides scored 7-0 sweeps of former Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference foe Rider University.

The women did not lose a match, winning all three doubles contests and the six singles matches.

Amanda Lanciano and Ania Krawiec paired for a 6-1 win over Caitlin Gardner and Kelli Swanson at No. 1 doubles, while Emily Hughes and Haleigh Morgus beat Vanessa Canda and Olivia Banks, 6-2, at No. 2.

Megan Hahn and Julie Clark completed the doubles sweep with a 6-1 victory over Montana Morris and Danielle Scrudato at No. 3.

Hahn led off the singles action with the longest match of the day, outlasting Gardner in a super-tiebreaker, 6-4, 6-7 (1), (10-4), at No. 1. The remainder of the Greyhounds won their singles matches in straight sets.

Lanciano knocked off Canda, 6-0, 6-2, at No. 2, and Hughes was a 6-0, 6-1, winner over Scrudata at No. 3. Morgus bested Swanson, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 4, and Clark beat Banks, 6-2, 6-0, at No. 5.

Nicole Eberle was victorious against Morris, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 6.

The men had just one match go the way of the Broncs as Rider claimed a win at No. 1 doubles. The Greyhounds, however, won the doubles point with 6-3 victories at the other two flights.

Jordan Kuchta and C.J. Cash beat Ryan Ciacco and Jeremy Van Herwarde at No. 2, and Tyler Blessing and Greg Olesnycky knocked off Adam Levi and Diego Delgato at No. 3.

Kuchta was a 6-1, 6-0 winner over Delgato at No. 1 singles, and Blessing beat Chris Popso, 6-1, 6-2, at No. 2. Reid Burch posted a 6-1, 6-2, victory over Matthew Begley at No. 3, and Connor Pietrak defeated Van Herwarde, 6-4, 6-1, at No. 4.

Blest Jones topped Brandon Gildea, 6-1, 6-1, at No. 5, and Olesnycky took care of Ciaccio, 6-3, 6-3, at No. 6.

The Greyhounds return to action on Wednesday, March 30, when they host Coppin State University at the McClure Tennis Center, starting at 4 p.m.