Cardinals suffer first conference loss at Goucher

Cardinals suffer first conference loss at Goucher

TOWSON, Md. – CUA suffered its first Landmark Conference loss of the season on Wednesday, falling at Goucher by a score of 7-2. Caitlin Porter and Emma Needham were responsible for the Cardinals points, earning wins at 5th and 6th singles, respectively.

Porter swept Emily Ruff 6-0, 6-0 at the 5th singles flight, while Needham picked up a hard-fought 7-4, 7-6 victory at the 6th flight.

Marge Selinger suffered a tough 6-2, 4-6, 12-10 defeat to Ariel Lin at 1st singles, while Liz Harvey was upended 6-3, 4-6, 10-4 at the 2nd flight.

At 3rd singles, Ritamarie Holden was downed by Alex Walsh 6-3, 6-1, while Elaina Sceusa fell to Addie Maxwell 6-2, 6-2 at the 4th flight.

In doubles action, Lin and Meaghan Lee picked up an 8-5 win over Selinger and Harvey at the 1st flight, while at the 2nd flight, Holden and Porter were defeated 8-6 by Walsh and Maxwell.

Sceusa and Isabel Tanco dropped a 9-7 decision at 3rd doubles vs. Kelsey Turner and Emily Ruff.

CUA returns home for its next match, hosting Drew on Saturday afternoon. Start time is set for 1 p.m.