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Villanova Edges Tennis Teams On Sunny Saturday

Jordan Kuchta won at No. 5 singles for the Loyola men.

Jordan Kuchta won at No. 5 singles for the Loyola men.

April 12, 2014

VILLANOVA, Pa. - Villanova University women’s tennis won two singles matches in three sets and another in a two-set decision where both frames went to tiebreakers, to slip past Loyola University Maryland, 4-3, on Saturday.

The Wildcats men then topped the Greyhounds, 5-2.

Loyola’s women earned the doubles point behind victories in the No. 2 and 3 flights. Katelyn Hissong and Ania Krawiec beat Kate Pette and Linley Busby, 8-5, in the No. 2 match, while Haleigh Morgus and Emily Hughes teamed to top Connor Brewer and Samantha Schafer, 8-2.

Megan Hahn then earned a 6-2, 6-4 win at No. 1 singles over Mikelle Mancini, and Hughes beat Brewer, 6-1, 6-3 at No. 6. The Wildcats, however, won the second through fifth singles slots for the team victory.

In men’s action, Jordan Kuchta scored a 6-4, 1-6, (7) victory over Luis Miranda at No. 5 singles, and Alex Castro beat Chris Cua, 6-1, 6-3 at No. 6.

Villanova Women 4, Loyola 3

Singles
1. Megan Hahn (LOY) d. Mikelle Mancini (VILL), 6-2, 6-4
2. Tori Smyth (VILL) d. Haleigh Morgus (LOY) 3-6, 6-4, 2-0 (retired injury)
3. Samantha Schafer (VILL) d. Katelyn Hissong (LOY), 6-2, 6-2
4. Kate Pettee (VILL) d. Ania Krawiec (LOY), 7-6 (1), 7-6 (4)
5. Linley Busby (VILL) d. Olivia Ott (LOY), 6-7 (6), 6-2, 6-2
6. Emily Hughes (LOY) d. Connor Brewer (VILL), 6-1, 6-3


 

 

Doubles
1. Mancini/Smyth (VILL) d. Hahn/Ott (LOY), 8-5
2. Hissong/Krawiec (LOY) d. Pettee/Busby (VILL), 8-5
3. Morgus/Hughes (LOY) d. Schafer/Brewer (VILL), 8-2

Villanova Men 5, Loyola 2

Singles
1. Tom O’Brien (VILL) d. Connor Pietrak (LOY), 6-0, 6-2
2. Mark Miller (VILL) d. Harrison Kunkel (LOY), 6-3, 6-4
3. Bradley Noyes (VILL) d. Connor Lisco (LOY), 7-5, 7-5
4. Mike Rosengren (VILL) d. Greg Olesnycky (LOY), 6-4, 6-2
5. Jordan Kuchta (LOY) d. Luis Miranda (VILL), 6-4, 1-6, (7)
6. Alex Castro (LOY) d. Chris Cua (VILL), 6-1, 6-3

Doubles
1. O’Brien/Donaldson (VILL) d. Kunkel/Lisco (LOY), 8-4
2. Noyes/Minaldo (VILL) d. Olesnycky/Kuchta (LOY), 8-5
3. Colonnese/Rosengren (VILL) d. Pietrak/Castro (LOY), 7-6 (5)

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