CUA earns second straight win by downing Mustangs 7-2

CUA earns second straight win by downing Mustangs 7-2

WASHINGTON – CUA reeled off its second straight win on Wednesday afternoon by downing Stevenson 7-2 at home.  The Cardinals received singles wins from Ritamarie Holden, Isabel Tanco, Amanda Pellegrino, Rosemary Montani and Katie Johnson, while Christine Harvey and Johnson along with Pellegrino and Montani earned doubles wins.

Holden got things going for CUA with an 8-7, 6-1 victory over Maura Bernstein at first singles and Tanco followed with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Wendy Ogbolu at the second flight.

Gretchen Coombs was upended at the third flight but Pellegrino came back to earn a 6-3, 6-1 win for the Cardinals at fourth singles.

Montani defeated Rachael Sandora 6-0, 6-2 at the fifth flight and Katie Johnson was awarded a win by default at sixth singles.

In doubles play Stevenson picked up an 8-2 win at the first flight with Maura Bernstein and Stephanie Eyler downing Holden and Tanco.

Harvey and Johnson then recorded an 8-3 victory at the second flight and Pellegrino and Montani were awarded a win by default at third doubles to close out CUA’s 11th victory of the season.

On Saturday CUA hosts Landmark Conference foe Drew at the CUA Tennis Courts.  The match will get underway beginning at 1 p.m.