Women's Tennis Earns Good Results On Day One At Eastern Collegiate

Sept. 15, 2007

West Point, N.Y. - Freshman Lane Maloney advanced to the semifinals, while freshman Joy Johnson and sophomore Stephanie Dunn advance to the Round of 16 in their respective brackets on Day One action at the Eastern Collegiate in West Point, N.Y.

The Greyhounds, who had individuals playing in the Nos. 1-5 singles brackets, as well as Nos. 1-2 doubles, found success against solid competition at Army. Maloney had the most success, winning in the No. 5 singles quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-2 win.

Johnson earned her win in the first round of the No. 3 singles flight, winning a grueling 4-6, 6-1, 16-14 match. She fell to the No. 2 seed in the round of 16 by scores of 6-4, 6-2.

Dunn's win came against Providence's No. 4 singles player. After winning 6-3, 7-5 in the first round, Dunn fell 6-2, 3-6, 10-8 in the round of 16.

Sophomore Caitlyn Day fell in the No. 1 singles bracket while classmate Kerri Swan dropped a straight set decision in the No. 2 singles flight.

In double competition, senior co-captains Meaghan McKenna and Mallory Tarca fell 8-6 in the No. 1 doubles flight, while Lauren Cassle and Andie Keyser- Baker teamed up in the No.2 doubles flight. After a 9-7 loss to a duo from Duquesne, the tandem defeated a pair from Providence (8-5) to advance to the consolation quarterfinals.

Maloney will play Ashley Pilsbury from West Virginia in tomorrow's No. 5 singles semifinals, while McKenna and Tarca will face Buffalo's No. 1 doubles tandem in the consolation quarterfinals. Cassle and Keyser-Baker will play a Niagara tandem in their consolation quarterfinals as well.