March 10, 2011
PUERTO RICO - The University of Connecticut women's tennis team swept the non-conference match against Valparaiso 7-0 on Thursday morning in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
After blanking Minnesota State on Wednesday, UConn came out on Thursday looking to do the same as the Huskies' succeeded in that quest.
Jennifer Learmonth and Abby McKeon won their singles matches and combined to win their doubles' match against Valparaiso's Kristin Zakiewicz and Katie Bilyeu 8-2. In No. 1 singles, Learmonth defeated Brittany O'Reilly in a pair of 6-0 sets, while McKeon downed Jackie O'Reilly 6-1, 6-3.
Katie Moritz teamed up with freshman Lucy Nutting and won their doubles' match as they defeated Jackie O'Reilly and York 8-1. Gargiulo and Lauren Wilmarth won the No. 3 doubles by blanking Brittany O'Reilly and Zdanovec 8-0.