Tennis Drops Opening Matches At MAAC Tournament

April 21, 2006


FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. - The Greyhound men's tennis team lost its opening match in the 2006 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships with a 7-0 loss to Marist on Friday afternoon.

Meanwhile, sophomore Meaghan McKenna earned a victory at number three singles for Loyola's lone point in its opening round loss to Fairfield on Friday. The Stags upset the fourth-seeded Greyhounds with a 6-1 victory.

McKenna earned a tough 4-6, 6-3, 10-6 victory over Alexis Accomando at number three singles to account for Loyola's lone point in the match. McKenna split her two matches as she teamed up with Laura Cuti and lost at number three doubles in a tough 8-6 setback.

The women's team will play in a consolation match against eighth-seeded Saint Peter's College on Saturday afternoon beginning at 4:00 p.m. Meanwhile, the men's team will face Rider in the first consolation match of the day at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday morning.