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Fairfield Sweeps Tennis In Regular-Season Finale
April 23, 2012
FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Loyola University Maryland men's and women's tennis teams both fell to Fairfield on Sunday afternoon in Fairfield, Conn. The men's side dropped a 6-1 decision to the Stags, while the women lost, 5-2.
Harrison Kunkel earned the lone point of the match for the men, defeating R.J. Mirabile at No. 6 singles in a three-set thriller, with Kunkel winning 7-5, 4-6, 12-10.
In singles action, Judy Lite and Jackie Lionetta each notched points for Loyola at No. 5 and No. 6 singles respectively. Lite picked-up a, 6-3, 6-1, win over Tori Pirrello at No. 5 singles, and Lionetta topped Emma Samson, 7-6 (6), 6-3.
The women's team will next compete at the MAAC Championships beginning on April 28. The Greyhounds will take on No. 2 seed Marist at noon at Mercer County Park in West Windsor, N.J.
Men: Fairfield def. Loyola, 6-1
#1 Sauter/Zlobinsky d. Norton/Zingler 8-5
#1 Dan Sauter d. Keyan Sanai 6-3, 6-1
#1 Janasek/Fedele d. Yajima/Koladzyn 8-6
#1 Monica Yajima d. Rachel Janasek 6-2, 6-2