March 6, 2011

Three Cardinals win in singles, but CUA falls to ESU

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – Ritamarie Holden, Caitlin Porter and Elizabeth Harvey each won singles matches but it wasn’t enough for CUA and the Cardinals dropped their spring break opener 6-3 vs. Division II East Stroudsburg on Sunday.  Holden, Porter and Harvey notched wins at fourth, fifth, and sixth singles, respectively.

At first singles Marjorie Selinger fell to Amanda Kaufman 6-1, 6-1, while at second singles Andie Ingram dropped a 6-0, 6-0 decision to Katie D’Ambrosia.  Jamie Ferrigno topped CUA’s Elaina Sceusa 6-1, 6-0 at third singles to give the Warriors a 3-0 lead.

The Cardinals came back to tie the match at three with three straight wins at the next singles flights.  Holden got things started with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Rabecca Lausch at fourth singles and Porter followed with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Annie Vega.  Harvey then beat Amber Adams 6-0, 6-0 to knot the score at three.

In doubles action D’Ambrosia and Ferrigno downed Selinger and Sceusa 8-4 in the first flight and Ingram and Harvey were beaten 8-6 at the second flight.

In third doubles play Vega and Jessica Wilson defeated Gretchen Coombs and Rosemary Montani 8-3.

CUA returns to action on Monday afternoon when the Cardinals take on Marian (Ind.) in South Beach, S.C.  Start time is slated for 12:30 p.m.

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