Women's Tennis Opens With Action At Towson 4+1 Tournament

Sept. 7, 2007

Towson, Md. - The Loyola women's tennis team opened tournament action at the Towson 4+1 Invitational on Friday afternoon and dropped very competitive matches against St. Joseph's and Johns Hopkins. The Greyhounds, who gained valuable early-season experience before the dual-meet season, fell 4-1 and 3-2.

Against St. Joe's, Loyola's senior duo Meaghan McKenna and Mallory Tarca earned a 6-0, 6-1 victory in the lone doubles match. The Greyhounds, who battled the Hawks for every point, fell in very close singles matches from Caitlyn Day dropping a 7-5, 7-5 decision at No. 1, to sophomore classmate Stephanie Dunn falling, 4-6, 6-4, 10-6 in the fourth singles match.

In the Johns Hopkins contest, freshman Joy Johnson got his first action at No. 1 singles, falling in straight sets, while freshman Andie Keyser- Baker earned her first college victory with a 6-4, 7-5 win at No. 3. Sophomore Lauren Cassle also won by identical 6-4, 7-5 scores at No. 4.

Loyola resumes competition at the Towson 4+1 Tournament with matches against Mount St. Mary's and George Mason on Saturday.