April 27, 2011

CUA's season ends vs. Moravian in conference semifinals

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Cardinals saw their 2010-11 season come to a close on Wednesday afternoon after CUA fell to Moravian 5-4 in the semifinals of the Landmark Conference Tournament.  Elaina Sceusa, Caitlin Porter and Elizabeth Harvey earned singles wins for the Cardinals who see their season end with a record of 15-7.

Moravian’s Chelsea Ott earned a 6-0, 6-0 win over Marjorie Selinger at first singles, while Kerry McKinley defeated CUA’s Andie Ingram 6-1, 6-0 at the second flight.

At third singles Sceusa earned a 6-2, 6-1 win over Elizabeth Endy but Moravian’s Katie Zien defeated Ritamarie Holden 6-2, 6-0 at the fourth flight.

Porter downed Stephanie Cox 7-6, 6-2 at fifth singles and Harvey defeated Brianna Kavanagh 6-1, 6-0 at the sixth flight.

In doubles action Ingram and Isabel Tanco earned an 8-4 win at the second flight over Cox and Endy, but the Greyhounds won the other two matches, including 8-3 at the first flight and 8-5 at the third flight.

The match was played inside the Lewis Tennis Center on the campus of Lehigh University due to adverse weather conditions in the Lehigh Valley.

CUA had quite a remarkable turnaround this year, winning 15 matches overall and four within the Landmark Conference.  Last season CUA registered only six wins, none of which came vs. conference foes.

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