February 27, 2011

Salisbury hands Cardinals first loss of the season

SALISBURY, Md. – CUA had its hands full on Sunday afternoon with Salisbury and the Cardinals were ultimately dealt their first loss of the season falling 9-0 to the Seagulls.  Salisbury won each of the singles matches in straight sets and completed the sweep with a trio of wins in doubles play.

At first singles Marjorie Selinger was upended by Jillian Poppe 6-0, 6-3, while Andie Ingram fell to Elaina Iosue 6-1, 6-1 at second singles.

Angela Tenaglia scored a 6-1, 6-0 win over CUA’s Elaina Sceusa at third singles and Ritamarie Holden fell at the fourth flight, 6-1, 6-1. 

Caitlin Porter and Elizabeth Harvey were beaten at fifth and sixth singles, respectively.

In doubles play, Sceusa and Selinger fell at the first flight 8-2 against Poppe and Tenaglia, while Ingram and Elizabeth Harvey lost at second doubles 8-2.  Holden and Porter were then upended 8-3 at third doubles.

CUA has the week off before heading to South Carolina for spring break.  The Cardinals will play five matches during their trip, beginning on March 6 when they take on East Stroudsburg in Bluffton, S.C.  Start time is slated for 2:30 p.m.

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