CUA drops tight 5-4 decision to Moravian

CUA drops tight 5-4 decision to Moravian

WASHINGTON – CUA suffered its first conference loss of the season on Saturday, falling to Moravian in a tight match, 5-4.  Elaina Sceusa, Caitlin Porter and Isabel Tanco earned singles wins for the Cardinals, while Porter and Ritamarie Holden came away with a doubles point.

In singles action, Margie Selinger fell to Chelsea Ott 6-0, 6-0 at the first flight, while Holden was upended 6-3, 7-6 at the second flight.

Moravian’s Katie Zien earned a 6-0, 6-1 win over Andie Ingram at the third flight, but CUA won the final three matches, beginning with Sceusa’s 6-0, 6-0 win over Brianna Kavanagh at the fourth flight.

Porter downed Erica Venuti 6-5, 7-6 at the fifth flight and Tanco defeated Olivia Sonnabend 6-1, 6-1 at the sixth flight.

In doubles action, Ott and Zien earned an 8-0 win over Ingram and Tanco at the first flight, while Carley Agrifolio and Venuti defeated Selinger and Sceusa 9-8 at the second flight.

Porter and Holden earned an 8-6 win over Sonnabend and Kavanagh at the third doubles flight.

CUA returns to the court on April 5 when the Cardinals face Scranton in Pennsylvania.  Start time is set for noon.