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UConn Drops 5-2 Decision to UMass in Women's Tennis

STORRS, Conn. (Oct. 15, 2008) -- In it final home match of the fall season, the University of Connecticut women’s tennis team lost a 5-2 decision to Massachusetts on Wednesday. Emily Herb (Cherry Hill, N.J.) and BreAnn Cheung (Tucson, Ariz.) won their singles matches at No. 2 and No. 4, respectively.

Herb won a 6-1, 6-1 decision against Kaitlyn Carpenter in second singles to record one of two UConn points in the match. Cheung won a three-set battle at fourth singles over Tanisha Hodgson. She won the first set 6-4 and the final set 6-0, dropping the second, 6-2.

Women’s tennis competes at the ITA Regional Championship in Philadelphia, Pa. on Oct. 24-26.

No. 1 Boney/Lecluyse (UMass) def. Herb/ LoRusso (UConn), 8-4
No. 2 Danai/Hodgson (UMass) def. Campitiello/Cheung (UConn), 8-6
No. 3 Carpenter/Gimenez (UMass) def. Gregory/Moritz (UConn), 9-8 (7-4)

No. 1 Candynce Boney (UMass) def. Kelly LoRusso (UConn), 6-3, 6-2
No. 2 Emily Herb (UConn) def. Kaitlyn Carpenter (UMass), 6-1, 6-1
No. 3 Maude Lecluyse (UMass) def. Allison Campitiello (UConn), 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4)
No. 4 BreAnn Cheung (UConn) def. Tanisha Hodgson (UMass), 6-3, 2-6, 6-0
No. 5 Stephanie Gimenez (UMass) def. Katie Moritz (UConn), 6-1, 3-6, 6-1
No. 6 Laura Danai (UMass) def. Alexa Gregory (UConn), 7-5, 6-2
No. 7 Lauren MacKay (UMass) def. Emily Searle (UConn), 8-4
No. 8 Mellana Cramer (UMass) def. Jennifer Marotta (UConn), 8-3
No. 9 Alexandria Venezia (UConn) def. Maria Vakulskaya (UMass), 8-5