Tennis Falls to Marist in MAAC Championship Semifinals

April 24, 2010

Flushing, N.Y. - Women's tennis put in a valiant effort Saturday afternoon but was narrowly edged by No. 2-seeded Marist in the semifinal round of the 2010 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tennis Championship at the National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.

The third-seeded Greyhounds fell 4-3 to the Red Foxes with the match coming down to just the fifth singles set.

The fourth-seeded men lost their semifinal match to top-seeded Marist, going down 4-0.

The women had the match all tied up with just the third set of the No. 5 singles tilt left to play. Judy Lite won the first set 7-5 but Jeanie Lukin came back to win the second 6-2. In the heated third set, Lukin jumped out to a 4-0 lead before Lite came back to make the score 4-3. But Lukin overtook her, winning the next two.

The women will end the 2009-2010 season with a 13-6 overall record while the men will end at 12-6.

Women's Doubles
1. Kelsey Raynor/Joana Sun def. Rachel Janasek/Kerri Swan 8-4
2. Erin McCarthy/Kayla O'Donovan def. Joy Johnson/Andie Keyser-Baker 8-1
3. Scarlett Hoy/Judy Lite def. Jeanie Lukin/Retta Byron 8-4Women's Singles
1. Rachel Janasek def. Kelsey Raynor 6-3, 6-4
2. Erin McCarthy def. Kerri Swan 6-0, 6-0
3. Joana Sun def. Joy Johnson 6-1, 6-0
4. Andie Keyser-Baker def. Kayla O'Donovan 6-4, 2-6, 6-1
5. Jeanie Lukin def. Judy Lite 5-7, 6-2, 6-3
6. Scarlett Hoy def. Retta Byron 6-0, 6-2

Men's Doubles
1. Landon Greene/Joris Van Eck def. Keyan Sanai/J. Pierce Norton 8-6
2. Christian Coley/Matt Himmelsbach def. Kevin Zingler/Dan D'Agostino 8-3
3. Nicolas Pisecky/Loic Sessagesimi def. Matt McDaniel/Bobby GorczakowskiMen's Singles
1. Christian Coley def. Keyan Sanai 6-3, 3-0, unfinished
2. Loic Sessagesimi def. J. Pierce Norton 6-2, 5-2, unfinished
3. Nicolas Pisecky def. Kevin Zingler 6-2, 6-1
4. Matt Himmelsbach def. Matt McDaniel 6-2, 6-2
5. Landon Greene def. Bobby Gorczakowski 6-0, 5-2 unfinished
6. Marcus von Nordheim def. Jamie Russo 6-2, 6-1