Feb. 14, 2010
WEST POINT, N.Y. - The University of Connecticut women's tennis team (0-1) was shutout by Army on Sunday at the Lictenberg Tennis Center. Freshmen Lauren Wilmarth (Andover, Mass.) and Abby McKeon (Westford, Mass.) both forced three sets in their respective singles matches while senior Alli Campitiello (Staten Island, N.Y.) did the same from the second singles spot.
Campitiello took an early lead over Erin Colton with a 7-5 victory in the first set before being shutout in the second (6-0) and falling 6-2 in the final. Both Wilmarth and McKeon also won the first of their three-set battles at fourth and sixth singles, respectively. Wilmarth eventually fell 6-3, 6-0 in the final two while McKeon was defeated 6-1 and 6-4.
In doubles, seniors Kelly LoRusso (Shoreham, N.Y.) and Katie Moritz (York, Pa.) came the closest with a 9-8 (5) loss at No. 1. McKeon and Campitiello fell 8-5 while Wilmarth, paired with sophomore Emily Herb (Cherry Hill, N.J.) lost 8-1 in third doubles.
The Huskies (0-1) continue the season at the Lictenberg Tennis Center with a dual match alongside the men's team on Sunday against Stony Brook.
DOUBLES No. 1 Houghton/Beehler (Army) def. LoRusso/Katie Moritz (UConn), 9-8 (5) No. 2 Hang/Colton (Army) def. McKeon/Campitiello (UConn), 8-5 No. 3 Tollerton/Verano (Army) def. Herb/Wilmarth (UConn), 8-1
No.1 Annie Houghton (Army) def. Kelley LoRusso (UConn), 6-2, 6-1
No. 2 Erin Colton (Army) def. Alli Campitiello (UConn), 5-7, 6-0, 6-2
No. 3 Kristin Beehler (Army) def. Emily Herb (UConn), 7-5, 6-1
No. 4 Annie Hang (Army) def. Lauren Wilmarth (UConn), 3-6, 6-3, 6-0
No. 5 Michael Tollerton (Army) def. Alexa Gregory (UConn), 6-2, 6-4
No. 6 Robie Verano (Army) def. Abby McKeon (UConn), 1-6, 6-1, 6-4