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Alexandra Billups (above) and Tiffany Ash combined for an 8-1 win at No. 3 doubles.
Alexandra Billups (above) and Tiffany Ash combined for an 8-1 win at No. 3 doubles.

April 21, 2014

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. - The Loyola University Maryland men's and women's tennis teams did not lose a set on Monday as both the Greyhounds teams swept Rider University, 7-0, in non-conference action.

Harrison Kunkel and Connor Lisco led off the men's doubles play with an 8-2 win over Rolie Malfitano and Chanton Phan at No. 1 doubles, and the teams of Greg Olesnycky and Jordan Kuchta and Connor Pietrak and Alex Castro served up 8-1 victories at No. 2 and 3, giving the Greyhounds the doubles point.

Pietrak was a 6-1, 6-1 winner over Malfitano at No. 1 singles, and Kunkel downed Phan, 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2. Lisco defeated Nick Lubold, 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3, and Olesbycky shutout Adam Levi, 6-0, 6-0 in the fourth flight. Kuchta was a 6-1, 6-0 winner at No. 5, and Castro bested Matthew Begley, 6-4, 6-1 in the final singles flight.

On the women's side, Haleigh Morgus and Emily Hughes swept Michelle Caravaglio and Alexandria Exeit, 8-0, at No. 2 doubles, and Tiffany Ash and Alexandra Billips beat Leonora Paul and Kim Leder, 8-1, at No 3. Megan Hahn and Olivia Ott teamed for an 8-1 victory at No. 1 over Alison Noll and Kerrin Toner.


 

 

Noll was the only Rider player to stretch a match to three sets, but Hahn got the win, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 at No. 1 singles. Morgus rolled to a 6-2, 6-1 No. 2 win, and Ania Krawiec swept Toner, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3.

Ott lost just one point and defeated Exteit, 6-1, 6-0 at No. 4, and Hughes swept Paul, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 5. Ash was then a 6-1, 6-2 winner over Leder.

Loyola Men 7, Rider 0

Doubles
1. Kunkel/Lisco (LOY)  d. Malfitano/Lubold (RID), 8-2
2. Olesnycky/Kuchta (LOY)  d. Phan/Levi (RID), 8-1
3. Pietrak/Castro (LOY)  d. Sweeney/Begley (RID), 8-1

Singles
1. Connor Pietrak (LOY)  d. Rollie Malfitano (RID), 6-1, 6-1
2. Harrison Kunkel (LOY)  d. Chanton Phan (RID), 6-1, 6-2
3. Connor Lisco (LOY)  d. Nick Lubold (RID), 6-0, 6-1
4. Greg Olesnycky (LOY)  d. Adam Levi (RID), 6-0, 6-0
5. Jordan Kuchta (LOY)  d. Sean Sweeney (RID), 6-1, 6-0
6. Alex Castro (LOY)  d. Matthew Begley (RID), 6-4, 6-1

Loyola Women 7, Rider 0

Doubles
1. Hahn/Ott (LOY)  d. Noll/Toner (RID), 8-1
2. Morgus/Hughes (LOY)  d. Caravaglio/Extejt (RID), 8-0
3. Ash/Alexandra Billups (LOY)  d. Paul/Leder (RID), 8-1

Singles
1. Megan Hahn (LOY)  d. Alison Noll (RID), 6-2, 3-6, 6-4
2. Haleigh Morgus (LOY) d.  Michelle Caravaglio (RID), 6-2, 6-1
3. Ania Krawiec (LOY)  d. Kerrin Toner (RID), 6-0, 6-0
4. Olivia Ott (LOY)  d. Alexandria Extejt (RID), 6-1, 6-0
5. Emily Hughes (LOY)  d. Leonora Paul (RID), 6-0, 6-0
6. Tiffany Ash (LOY)  d. Kim Leder (RID), 6-1, 6-2

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