March 21, 2012
STORRS, Conn. - - The UConn women's tennis program won its first BIG EAST Conference match of the season today with a 6-1 victory over Providence College in Storrs. UConn has now won five straight matches with today's victory.
Connecticut took the doubles point and went 5-1 in singles to take the convincing victory.
"The girls played great in their first home match of the season and gained a lot of confidence and now we are getting ready for Seton Hall on Friday," said women's assistant coach Monica Purice.
UConn 6, Providence 1
# 1. Aviles/Bernardez (PC) def. Learmonth/Weinberg (UConn) 7-6 (3) # 2. Gregory/Nutting (UCONN) def. Corder/Ahlborn (PC) 8-1 # 3. McKeon/Gargiulo (UCONN) def. Ramirez/Carnall (PC) 8-3
# 1. Marisela Aviles (Providence) def. Alexa Gregory (UCONN) vs. 6-2/6-4 # 2. Maxene Weinberg (UCONN) def. Maria Bernardez (Providence) 7-6(5) / 7-6(9) # 3. Lucy Nutting (UCONN) def. Karen Ramirez (Providence) 6-4/6-3 # 4. Abby McKeon (UCONN) def. Taylor Corder (Providence) 6-3/6-4 # 5. Lauren Wilmarth (UCONN) def. Taylor Ahlborn (Providence) 6-3/6-4 # 6. Natalie Robson (UCONN) def. Alli Carnall (Providence) 6-3/6-1