April 5, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The UConn women's tennis team opened thier two-match weekend road swing with a 4-3 win at Georgetown Saturday afternoon. The Huskies opened winning the doubles point and split the six singles matches to beat the Hoyas and improve to 6-11 on the season.
"It was an exciting win for the team today," stated head coach Glenn Marshall. "We had three players who won both singles and doubles matches today. We had to play singles first and split the matches 3-3, needing the doubles point to take the match."
Freshman Emma Alderman (Hingham, Mass.) and senior Maxene Weinberg (Marietta, Ga.) led the way, teaming up for a doubles victory and also winning their singles matches. The duo picked up an 8-6 win at #2 doubles over Madeline Jaeger and Kelly Comolli, their third-straight victory as a doubles team. Alderman and Weinberg trailed 6-5 but rallied to win the final three games to seal the match.
The Huskies got a win at #1 by sophomore Srna Stoljevic (Sovi Nad, Serbia) and senior Lucy Nutting (Willmington, Del.). The duo posted an 8-3 win over Victoire and Saperstein and Liselot Koenen.
UConn got singles wins at #2, #3 and #4 to win the match. Alderman won at #2, beating Comolli, 6-2 and 6-3, improving to 15-11 in singles play this season. Weinberg won her #3 match with Jaeger, 7-6 and 6-3. Nutting added a singles victory to her doubles win by beating Sophia Barnard, 7-6, 7-6, at #4 to even her season record at 13-13.
The Huskies will head to Villanova on Sunday for their final road dual match of the spring.