Catholic Defeats Harford in 2018 Home Opener

Catholic Defeats Harford in 2018 Home Opener

WASHINGTON — Playing in its first home match since October, The Catholic University of America women's tennis team took on Harford on Wednesday afternoon and came away with a 5-4 victory.

The Cardinals came away with two-of-three doubles matches to help take the win.

Senior Sarah MacLean teamed with rookie Colleen McLaughlin to pick up one of the Cards' biggest victories of the day as the duo went over in the number two doubles match, 8-3.

McLaughlin was a two-time winner for Catholic ash she also won in the No. 5 singles bout in a completive matchup, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5.

Not to be outdone, rookie Grace Connell also proved to be a double-up winner as she was victorious in the No. 4 singles spot to get the individual wins started for the Cardinals, 6-7 (5-7), 6-5, 6-2.

She then teamed with junior Lisa Genadry to take the No. 3 doubles match, 8-4.

Catholic, now in a stretch of five home matches in its final six to end the season, hosts Susquehanna in Landmark action this Saturday at 1 p.m.

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