Women's Tennis Splits Matches At Towson 4+1 Tournament

Sept. 9, 2007

Baltimore, Md. - The Loyola women's tennis team split Saturday's competition at the Towson 4+1 Invitational with a win over George Mason and a loss to Mount St. Mary's. The Greyhounds dropped a 4-1 decision to The Mount and captured a 3-2 victory over the Patriots in the tournament finale.

In the morning match with Mount St. Mary's, No. 1 singles player Caitlyn Day was edged out 6-4, 5-7, 10-7, while Loyola's senior duo of Meaghan McKenna and Mallory Tarca took the doubles point with a 6-4, 6-3 victory.

The afternoon match with George Mason, however, was moved to Loyola's Butler Courts, where the Greyhounds won their first match of the season. Freshman Joy Johnson won 7-5, 6-1 at No. 3 singles, sophomore Stephanie Dunn won 7-6(7-4) and 6-1 at No. 4 singles, while the Lauren Cassle and Andie Keyser- Baker teamed up for their first college victory in the doubles match.

Cassle and Keyser-Baker won 7-6, 6-1 to clinch the Loyola victory. The Greyhounds, who posted a 1-4 record in tournament action at Towson, continue invitational play at the Eastern Collegiates on September 15-16.