Women's Tennis Downed by Syracuse and PC at BIG EAST

Abby McKeon and partner Lucy Nutting were narrowly defeated at one doubles.

April 22, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. - The University of Connecticut women's tennis team, seeded 13th in the BIG EAST Championship, fell to fourth-seeded Syracuse, 4-0, on Thursday afternoon.  The Huskies were knocked out the following day in a 4-3 loss to 12th-seeded Providence.

Junior Lucy Nutting (Wilmington, Del.) picked up a 6-4, 6-3 win at three singles against the Friars, while senior Abby McKeon (Westford, Mass.) was victorious at four singles; 6-2, 5-7, 6-4.

Syracuse 4, Connecticut 0
Doubles:
1. Kobelt/Lashway (SU) def. McKeon/Nutting (UConn) 8-6 *
2. Safdar/Rodgers (SU) did not finish vs. Weinberg/Stosljevic
3. Marrow/Aiello (SU) def. Learmonth/Gargiulo (UConn) 8-6

Singles:
1. Rodgers (SU) def. Stosljevic (UConn) 6-2, 6-3
2. Kobelt (SU) def. vs. Weinberg (UConn) 6-0, 6-1
3. Safdar (SU) did not finish vs. Nutting (UConn)
4. Wu (SU) def. McKeon (UConn) 6-2, 6-1 *
5. Bachini (SU) did not finish vs. Robson (UConn)
6. Marrow (SU) did not finish Learmoth (UConn)
Order of Finish: 2, 1, 4
Match Duration: 3:42
* deciding match

Providence 4, Connecticut 3
Doubles:
1. Aviles-Duron/Bernardez (PC) def. McKeon/Nutting (UConn) 9-7 *
2. Prinos/Corder (PC) did not finish vs. Weinberg/Stosljevic (UConn)
3. Zangari/Hogan (PC) def. Learmonth/Gargiulo (UConn) 8-4

Singles:
1. Aviles-Duron (PC) def. Stosljevic (UConn) 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 *
2. Bernardez (PC) def. Weinberg (UConn) 6-2, 7-5
3. Nutting (UConn) def. Prinos (PC) 6-4, 6-3
4. McKeon (UConn) def. Corder (PC) 6-2, 5-7, 6-4
5. Robson (UConn) def. Zangari (PC) 7-5, 7-5
6. Ramirez (PC) def. Learmoth (UConn) 6-2, 6-3
Order of Finish: 6, 3, 2, 5, 4, 1
Match Duration: 4:30
* deciding match