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    Huskies Take One of Two Over the Weekend

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    STORRS, CT - The University of Connecticut women's tennis team took one of two home matches over the weekend.  The Huskies defeated Villanova 6-1 on Saturday, but fell to Seton Hall 4-3 on Sunday.  The split moves the Huskies record to 11-8 overall and 4-4 in the BIG EAST.

    Against Villanova, UConn took both doubles matches and five of six singles matches for the 6-1 victory,  In the match against Seton Hall, the Huskies won all three doubles matches, but could only manage to win two of the six singles matches, with three of the four Pirate wins coming in three sets.  UConn won at No. 4 singles with Jen LoRusso and No. 6 singles with Colleen Connors.

    UConn returns to the courts on Thursday, April 17, at BIG EAST rival Boston College.

    Results as Follows:

    UConn 6, Villanova 1

    Singles
    No. 1
    Trinell Russel def. Jen Zick (VU) 7-5, 6-2
    No. 2
    Whitney Simcik def. Courtney Flezzani (VU) 6-2, 6-1
    No. 3
    Barbara Schumsky def. Jesse Rybacki (VU) 6-1, 6-0
    No. 4
    Jen LoRusso def. Kelly McAndrew (VU) 6-1, 6-1
    No. 5
    Erica Walter (VU) def. April Dixon 4-6, 6-4, 10-6
    No. 6
    Colleen Connors def. Lindsey Puchyr (VU) 6-4, 6-1

    Doubles
    No. 1
    Russel/Simcik def. Rybacki/Ariot (VU) 8-3
    No. 2
    Connors/Dixon def. Zick/McAndrew (VU) 8-4

    UConn 3, Seton Hall 4

    Singles
    No. 1
    Kim Bartuss (SH) def. Trinell Russel 6-7, 6-3, 6-2
    No. 2
    Emelie Akerbrant (SH) def. Whitney Simcik 6-4, 7-6
    No. 3
    Lorell Zamot (SH) def. Barbara Schumsky 7-5, 6-7, 7-6
    No. 4
    Jen LoRusso def. Viviana Figuerora (SH) 7-5, 6-2
    No. 5
    Laura Spagruolo (SH) def. April Dixon 5-7, 6-1, 6-1
    No. 6
    Colleen Connors def. Erin Burke (SH) 6-2, 6-0

    Doubles
    No. 1
    Russel/Simcik def. Bartuss/Zamot (SH) 8-2
    No. 2
    Dixon/Connors def. Akerbrant/Figuerora (SH) 8-5
    No. 3
    Schumsky/LoRusso def. Spagruolo/Burke (SH) 8-1