Feb. 22, 2009
WEST POINT, N.Y. - The University of Connecticut women's tennis team lost its second match of the weekend, suffering a 6-1 loss at the hands of Army on Sunday afternoon. Ali Campitiello (Staten Island, N.Y.) won a two-set decision at No. 2 singles over Caitlin Finnegan for the Husky point.
Campitiello prevailed to a 6-3, 6-2 decision from the second spot to recover for an 8-6 loss in doubles with Kelley LoRusso (Shoreham, N.Y.). Campitiello and LoRusso were shutout in first doubles. BreAnn Cheung (Tucson, Ariz.) lost an 8-4 doubles match with Katie Moritz (York, Pa.). Emily Searle (Lyme, Conn.) and Jennifer Marotta (Nesconset, N.Y.) managed to win a single game in their 8-1 loss.
With the doubles point in hand, the Black Knights continued to find success. LoRusso lost 6-1, 6-0 in her singles match at No. 1. Cheung dropped a 6-3, 6-0 decision at No. 3 and Moritz lost her battle at No. 4, 6-3, 6-1.
Searle dropped both sets by a 6-4 margin in fifth singles and Marotta was shutdown, losing a pair of 6-0 sets at No. 6.
Women's Tennis travels next weekend with a match at DePaul on Saturday, Feb. 28 and a match at Marquette on March 1.
No. 1 Anne Houghton (Army) def. Kelley LoRusso (UConn), 6-1, 6-0
No. 2 Allison Campitiello (UConn) def. Caitlin Finnegan (Army), 6-3, 6-2
No. 3 Kristin Beehler (Army) def. BreAnn Cheung (UConn), 6-3, 6-0
No. 4 Michael Tollerton (Army) def. Katie Moritz (UConn), 6-3, 6-1
No. 5 Charlee Warford (Army) def. Emily Searle (UConn), 6-4, 6-4
No. 6 Robie Verano (Army) def. Jennifer Marotta (UConn), 6-0, 6-0
DOUBLES No. 1 Tollerton/Finnegan (Army) def. LoRusso/Campitiello (UConn), 8-6
No. 2 Houghton/Beehler (Army) def. Cheung/Moritz (UConn), 8-4
No. 3 Mendoza/Verano (Army) def. Searle/Marotta (UConn), 8-1