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    Huskies Defeat Villanova and Seton Hall in Weekend Action

    UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM Lucy Nutting won each of her matches at three singles.
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    Lucy Nutting won each of her matches at three singles.
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    April 8, 2013

    STORRS, Conn. - The University of Connecticut women's tennis team picked up a pair of BIG EAST win at home this weekend over Villanova and Seton Hall.  The Huskies defeated the Wildcats, 6-1, and the Pirates, 5-2.

    On Saturday, UConn took two out of three doubles matches, including an 8-0 shutout and three doubles by juniors Jennifer Learmonth (York, Pa.) and Marie Gargiulo (Weston, Conn.).  At one singles, freshman Srna Stosljevic (Novi Sad, Serbia) won in straight sets; 6-2, 6-2.

    For the weekend, junior Lucy Nutting (Wilmington, Del.) went undefeated in singles action.  Against won matches at three singles against Villanova (6-3, 6-2) and Seton Hall (6-4, 6-3).

    The Huskies are in action for a third straight day as they visit BIG EAST rival Providence on Monday at 3:00 pm.

    Connecticut 6, Villanova 1

    Doubles:
    1. McKeon/Nutting (UCONN) def. Mancini/Smyth (Villanova) 8-4
    2. West/Kuse (Villanova) def. Weinberg/Stosljevic (UCONN) 8-7(5)
    3. Learmonth/Gargiulo (UCONN) def. Pettee/Donadio (Villanova) 8-0

    Singles:
    1. Srna Stosljevic (UCONN) def. Mikelle Mancini (Villanova) 6-2, 6-2
    2. Tory Smyth (Villanova) def. Maxene Weinberg (UCONN) 6-4, 6-4
    3. Lucy Nutting (UCONN) def. Sydney West (Villanova) 6-3, 6-2
    4. Abby McKeon (UCONN) def. Allison Kuse (Villanova) 6-3, 6-3
    5. Natalie Robson (UCONN) def. Kate Pettee (Villanova) 6-1, 6-1
    6. Jennifer Learmonth (UCONN) def. Anne Cognetti (Villanova) 6-4, 6-3

    Connecticut 5, Seton Hall 2

    Doubles:
    1. Sher/Portela (SHU) def. McKeon/Nutting (UCONN)  8-2
    2. Weinberg/Stosljevic (UCONN) def. Keenan/Shoemaker (SHU)  8-2
    3. Learmonth/Gargiulo (UCONN) def. Guryanova/Landert (SHU)  8-3

    Singles:
    1. Chloe Sher (SHU) def. Srna Stosljevic (UCONN) 6-3, 6-3
    2. Maxene Weinberg (UCONN) def. Rocio Portela (SHU) 6-3, 6-3   
    3. Lucy Nutting (UCONN) def. Julia Keenan (SHU) 6-4, 6-3
    4. Abby McKeon (UCONN) def. Alex Landert (SHU) 6-2, 6-2
    5. Natalie Robson (UCONN) def. Madison Shoemaker (SHU) 6-2, 6-4
    6. Karina Cordero (SHU) def. Marie Gargiulo (UCONN) 6-4, 1-6, 10-7