September 19, 2009

Cardinals Split Against Shenandoah and Hood

Cardinals Split Against Shenandoah and Hood

9/19/2009

SHENANDOAH, Va.- The Catholic University women's tennis team went 1-1 against non-conference foes Shenandoah and Hood on Saturday afternoon. With the split, CUA now stands at 2-1 on the year.

The Cardinals first faced Shenandoah University on their home court. Marjorie Sellinger (Stonington, Conn.) was once again a tough force for the Red and Black, winning her #1 singles match against Briana Malley (6-1, 6-3). Rosemary Lee Montani (Lewiston, N.Y.) garnered the only other singles win for the squad with a victory over Candace Sullivan (6-3, 6-4).

CUA then headed to face Hood College, where the team defeated their opponent 6-3. Margaux Blaux (Phoenixville, Pa.) and Theresa Nadareski (New Paltz, N.Y.) won each of their matches (6-3, 1-0; 6-3, 2-0, respectively).

The doubles combination of Gretchen Coombs (Yardley, Pa.) and Allison Tontz (San Diego, Calif.) earned a stellar win for the Cards, overcoming their Hood opponents 8-1.

CUA will travel to St. Mary's (Md.) on Saturday, September 26th for a 12 p.m., match.

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