Huskies Sweep On Spring Break Trip

    UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM Alexa Gregory swept her singles and doubles matches this week.
    Alexa Gregory swept her singles and doubles matches this week.

    March 15, 2012

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Connecticut earned a 5-2 victory over No. 19 San Diego to close out a successful spring break trip. UConn previously defeated NAIA power Point Loma Nazarene, 4-3.

    UConn 4, Point Loma Nazarene 3


    1. Learmonth/Weinberg (UCONN) def. Adair/Reibstein (PLNU) 8-4
    2. Nutting/Gregory (UCONN) def. Kwan/Steinhauer (PLNU) 8-4
    3. Gargiulo/McKeon (UCONN) def. Chiu/Abayan (PLNU) 9-7


    1. Jennifer Learmonth (UCONN) def. Maika Adair (PLNU) 6-2, 6-4
    2. Alexa Gregory (UCONN) def. Kiersten Steinhauser (PLNU) 6-3, 6-2
    3. Maxene Weinberg (UCONN) def. Hope Penner (PLNU) 6-3, 6-1
    4. Jessica Kwan (PLNU) def. Lucy Nutting (UCONN) 6-0, 6-2
    5. Sharon Reibstein (PLNU) def. Abby McKeon (UCONN) 6-2, 6-2
    6. Wileen Chin (PLNU) def. Lauren Wilmarth (UCONN) 6-3, 6-1

    UConn 5, No. 19 UCSD 2


    1. Jennifer Learmonth/Maxene Weinberg (UCONN) def. Melissa Breisacher/Jacquelyn Davis (UCSD) 8-6
    2. Lucy Nutting/Alexa Gregory (UCONN) def. Tara Vannoteghem/Melinda Chu (UCSD) 8-6
    3. Katie Mulloy/Laura Wilke (UCSD) def. Abby McKeon/Marie Gargiulo (UCONN) 8-5


    1. Melissa Breisacher (UCSD) def. Jennifer Learmonth (UCONN) 6-1, 6-2
    2. Alexa Gregory (UCONN) def. Melinda Chu (UCSD) 6-2, 7-5
    3. Maxene Weinberg (UCONN) def. Tara Vannoteghem (UCSD) 6-2, 6-1
    4. Samantha Yeung (UCSD) def. Lucy Nutting (UCONN) 6-1, 6-1
    5. Abby McKeon (UCONN) def. Kellie Taylor (UCSD) 6-4, 2-6, 10-3
    6. Lauren Wilmarth (UCONN) def. Maiko Hermsmeier (UCSD) 6-1, 6-0

    Against Point Loma Nazarene, the Huskies swept doubles play for the crucial point while splitting singles action 3-3. In singles play, UConn's top three players earned points towards the team match.

    No. 1 Jennifer Learmonth, No. 2 Alexa Gregory and No. 3 Maxene Weinberg all took their matches in straight sets. Learmonth and Weinberg combined at No. 1 doubles for an 8-4 victory. Lucy Nutting and Gregory also won, 8-4, at No. 2 doubles while Marie Gargiulo and Abby McKeon claimed No. 3 doubles, 9-7.

    Against No. 19 UCSD, the Huskies Alexa Gregory and Maxene Weinberg won at No. 2 and No. 3 singles, as did Abby McKeon and Lauren Wilmarth at No. 5 and No. 6. UConn once again took the doubles point with Learmonth and Weinberg winning 8-6 at No. 1 and Nutting and Gregory taking No. 2, 8-6.