Cardinals take down Royals 5-4 for first conference win

Cardinals take down Royals 5-4 for first conference win

WASHINGTON – CUA picked up its first Landmark Conference victory of the season on Saturday afternoon, defeating Scranton 5-4 on its home courts.  Marjorie Sellinger, Andie Ingram, Elaina Sceusa and Elizabeth Harvey earned singles wins for the Cardinals with Caitlin Porter and Harvey also winning in doubles.

Selinger started things off for CUA with a 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over Stephanie Boccuzzi at first singles, followed by Ingram’s 6-4, 6-2 victory at the second flight.

Sceusa then made it three straight with her 7-5, 6-2 win over Devon Cohen at third singles.

The Royals Danielle Wylie took down Ritamarie Holden 6-2, 6-3 at fourth singles and Kelly Costello defeated Porter 8-3 at the fifth flight.

Harvey closed out singles play with an 8-5 victory over Caitlin Ehly.

In doubles action Boccuzzi and Cohen earned an 8-6 win at the first flight over Selinger and Sceusa, while Wylie and Elisha Connell beat Ingram and Isabel Tanco 8-4 at the second flight.

Porter and Harvey earned a 9-7 win at third singles over Costello and Ehly though and CUA won its tenth match of the academic year.

CUA will return to action on Wednesday, April 6 when the Cardinals host Stevenson.  Action begins at 3:30 p.m.