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Women's Tennis Trumps Colgate, 6-1

Lucy Nutting won at No. 4 singles against Colgate.

March 15, 2012

ALBANY, N.Y. - Behind excellent singles play, the UConn women's tennis squad defeated Colgate on the road, 6-1. Connecticut took points at No. 2-6 singles and also earned the point in doubles play with victories at No. 2 and 3.

Jennifer Learmonthdropped her match at No. 1 singles, 7-6(4), 6-4, but the Huskies would respond with a sweep in the next five matches.

Alexa Gregory handled her opponent at No. 2 singles, 6-2, 6-4. Maxene Weinberg saw similar results at No. 3, winning 6-3, 6-4. She was followed by victories from Lucy Nutting at No. 4, Lauren Wilmarth at No. 5 and Marie Gargiuloat No. 6 singles.

Learmonth and Weinberg dropped a close match at No. 1 doubles, 8-7(5), but were supported by victories from Gregory and Nutting at No. 2 and Gargiulo and Abby McKeonat No. 3 doubles. Gregory and Nutting won 8-6, followed by an 8-5 victory for Gargiulo and McKeon.

UConn 6, Colgate 1


1. Alex Petrini (CLG) def. Jennifer Learmonth (UConn) 7-6(4), 6-4
2. Alexa Gregory (UConn) def. Shea (CLG) 6-2, 6-4
3. Maxene Weinberg (UConn) def. Stephanie Brown (CLG) 6-3, 6-4
4. Lucy Nutting (UConn) def. Kelsey Wanhainen (CLG) 6-3, 6-1
5. Lauren Wilmarth (UConn) def. Merideth Rock (CLG) 6-1, 6-1
6. Marie Gargiulo (UConn) def. Olivia Rauh (CLG) 6-3, 6-0


1. Petrini/Brown (CLG) def. Learmonth/Weinberg (UConn) 8-7(5)
2. Gregory/Nutting (UConn) def. Shea/Wanhainen (CLG) 8-6
3. Gargiulo/McKeon (UConn) def. Rock/Jackie Finn (CLG) 8-5