Cardinals Take Down Crusaders 7-2

Cardinals Take Down Crusaders 7-2
CUA looks to finish strong
Written by: Jim Gehringer III

4/13/08 

SELINSGROVE, Pa.- The Catholic University of America's men's tennis team captured another crucial win Sunday versus Landmark rival Susquehanna University.  CUA outscored the Crusaders 7-2 and the Cards were able to sweep all six single matches Sunday afternoon.  With this victory CUA moves to 9-5 overall and 5-1 in Landmark Conference keeping them tied for second place with Scranton University.

Catholic University's victory was highlighted by the dominance in the singles competition with six victories on the day.  Freshmen Mike Schinella (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Prep) managed to defeat his competition 10-1, and CUA picked up other wins as well including senior John Dillon (River Forest, Ill./Fenwick) who won his match 10-7.   The Cardinals also captured a win in doubles competition from Rich Sheaffer (Warrenton, Va./Fauquier) and Connor Donnelly (Bay Shore, N.Y./Bay Shore) who defeated their opponent 8-3. 

CUA looks to finish off the season strong as they will battle USMMA at 1 p.m., on April 19th at the DuFour Center.

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