March 7, 2013

Cardinals drop spring break finale to strong Westminster squad

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – CUA dropped a tough 5-4 decision to a strong Westminster squad on Thursday afternoon as the Cardinals wrapped up their annual spring break trip. Ritmarie Holden, Caitlin Porter and Emma Needham earned singles wins for CUA, while Holden and Porter combined to capture the 2nd doubles point.

At 1st singles, CUA’s Marge Selinger pushed Alex Bailey to the limit, before falling 7-6, 9-7. Liz Harvey fell to Caitlin Hosler 7-5, 6-2 at 2nd singles.

Holden earned a 6-0, 6-4 win against Jane Larson at the 3rd flight, and Porter picked up a 6-3, 6-3 victory vs. Heather Santa at 4th singles.

At the 5th flight, Needham downed Lauren Fling 6-3, 6-3, while Maria Notarianni was upended 6-1, 4-6, 10-6 at the 6th flight by Beth Ekimoff.

In doubles action, Holden and Porter picked up an 8-6 victory at the 2nd flight.

Selinger and Harvey dropped an 8-1 decision at 1st doubles, and Needham and Isabel Tanco fell to Larson and Ekimoff 8-1 at the 3rd flight.

CUA will return to action on Friday, March 15 when the Cardinals travel north to face Harford Community College. Start time is set for 3:30 p.m.

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