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

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

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