Tennis Sweeps St. Peter's In Jersey City

March 28, 2004

Jersey City, N.J. - The Loyola women's tennis team swept St. Peter's College, 7-0, while the men's team also defeated the Peacocks, scoring a 6-1 victory on Sunday afternoon in Jersey City, N.J.

Loyola's women won all of the doubles matches against St. Peter's, as both the No. 2 team of Amy Nitch & Jessica Liberatore and the No. 3 team of Gina Turturiello & Claire Najour won their contests, 8-0. Nitch, Liberatore, and Najour also tallied points for the Hounds in the No.'s 4, 5 & 6 singles matches, each winning 6-0, 6-0.

On the men's side, the duo of Adam Wessinger and Bill Horne earned one of two doubles points for Loyola, by defeating St. Peter's No. 3 team, 8-1. The Greyhounds also prevailed in 5-of-6 singles matches, as Wessinger and Horne again registered victories for the Loyola.

The women advanced their overall record to 11-4, and the men moved their record to 9-7 on the season. Both teams return to action on Wednesday March, 31 at 3:30, when the Greyhounds will host visiting Lafayette.

Women's Results
Carolyn Pilkington / Kaitlin Russo (Loyola) def. Marija Dkujic / Angela Wiggs 8-5Amy Nitch / Jessica Liberatore (Loyola) def. Priscilla Davies / Nita Atanasova 8-0Gina Turturiello / Claire Najour (Loyola) def. Sabrine Housanna / Joelle Velasco 8-0

Singles Carolyn Pilkington (Loyola) def. Marija Dkujic 6-3, 6-2Kaitlin Russo (Loyola) def. Angela Wiggs 6-2, 6-4Gina Turturiello (Loyola) def. Priscilla Davies 6-0, 6-1Amy Nitch (Loyola) def. Nita Atanasova 6-0, 6-0Jessica Liberatore (Loyola) def. Sabrine Housanna 6-0, 6-0Claire Najour (Loyola) def. Joelle Velasco 6-0, 6-0

Men's Results Doubles Nick Bowers / Dan Schiemel (Loyola) def. Cprime Realista / Conrad Nowogrodzki 8-5Andrew Maple / Matt Trxtell (St. Peter's) def. Jonathan Falcichio / John Curren 8-2Adam Wessinger / Bill Horne (Loyola) def. Jon Pimental / Mike Mastromonaco 8-1

SinglesCprime Realista (St. Peter's) def. Nick Bowers 6-1, 6-3Dan Schiemel (Loyola) def. Conrad Nowogrodzki 6-4, 6-2Jonathan Falcichio (Loyola) def. Andrew Maple 6-3, 7-6 (2)Adam Wessinger (Loyola) def. Mike Mastromonaco 6-2, 6-3John Curren (Loyola) def. Matt Trxtell 6-1, 6-2Bill Horne (Loyola) def. Jon Pimental 6-4, 6-0