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LoRusso and Herb Capture Flight 1 Title for Women's Tennis at SHU Invite

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (September 7, 2008)-- Junior Kelley LoRusso (Shoreham, N.Y.) and sophomore Emily Herb (Cherry Hill, N.J.) captured the championship in Flight 1 to lead the University of Connecticut women's tennis team in action Sunday at the Sacred Heart University Doubles Invitational.

LoRusso and Herb defeated the duo of Doci and Stanimirovic from the New Jersey Institute of Technology by a score of 8-7 in the championship match.

Senior BreAnn Cheung (Tucson, Ariz) and freshman Alexa Gregory (State College, Pa.) were the next best finisher for the Huskies on the day, losing in the semifinals of Flight 2 to the team from Sacred Heart.

The Huskies return to action on September 19-21 at the Quinnipiac Invitational.