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Loyola Women Advance, Men Fall To Niagara In First Round Of Championships

Freshman Keyan Sanai defeated his opponent at the number one position, but the Greyhounds fell to Niagara to end the spring season.
Freshman Keyan Sanai defeated his opponent at the number one position, but the Greyhounds fell to Niagara to end the spring season.

April 17, 2009

Queens, N.Y. - The third-seeded Loyola women's team defeated Manhattan College 6-1 on Friday afternoon to move on to the semifinals of the 2009 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The Greyhounds will now face #2 Fairfield University on Saturday at 9:00 a.m.

Loyola grabbed five of the six points in straight-set singles matches. No. 1 Rachel Janasek defeated Lindsay Keeler 6-3, 6-3, No. 2 Caitlin Day defeated Morgan Mactaggart 6-1, 6-3, No. 4 Kerri Swan defeated Casey Conklin 6-4, 6-4, No. 5 Joy Johnson took the match win over Christine Krasinski 6-0, 6-2 and No. 6 Judy Lite defeated Christina Ton 6-1, 6-0.

In doubles play, partners Janasek and Swan shut out their opponents at the number one spot 8-0 and Day and Stephanie Dunn won 8-6 at the No. 3 position.

The men's team closed the season with a 6-1 loss to #5 Niagara on Friday afternoon in the First Round of the MAAC Championships. Freshman Keyan Sanai was the only winner for the Greyhounds and defeated Marc Dickinson 6-1, 6-0 at the No. 1 singles spot.

For complete tournament information visit 2009 MAAC Tennis Championship Central