Cardinals open conference season with 7-2 win

Cardinals open conference season with 7-2 win

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – CUA opened Landmark Conference play with a convincing 7-2 win over Susquehanna on Saturday.  Margie Selinger, Rita Holden, Caitlin Porter, Elaina Sceusa and Isabel Tanco earned singles wins for the Cardinals, while Andie Ingram and Tanco, along with Holden and Porter won doubles matches.

Selinger got CUA started with a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 win over Julia Lerner at first singles, while Holden defeated Jessica Kliner 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 at the second flight.

Ingram was upended by Shelby O’Riley 6-0, 6-1 at third singles and Porter came away with a 6-4, 7-5 victory at the fourth flight.

Sceusa won the fifth flight match 6-1, 6-2 and Tanco came away with a 6-3, 6-1 win to earn the sixth singles point.

Ingram and Tanco posted an 8-6 win at first doubles and Holden and Porter earned an 8-5 win over Brielle Ferlauto and Ellen Puisinelle at the third flight.

Selinger and Sceusa fell to O’Riley and Abby Hess at second doubles 8-5.

CUA is now off for two weeks before returning to action on Saturday, March 31 when the Cardinals host Moravian at 1 p.m.