CUA falls to Division I Loyola (Md.)

CUA falls to Division I Loyola (Md.)

WASHINGTON – The Cardinals dropped a 9-0 decision to Division I Loyola (Md.) on Wednesday afternoon at the CUA Tennis Courts.  It was the Cardinals final tune-up prior to the start of Landmark Conference play this weekend.

In singles action, Margie Selinger fell to Rachel Janasek 6-1, 6-1 at the first flight, while Ritamarie Holden was upended 6-3, 6-1 vs. Scarlett Hoy at the second flight.

Loyola’s Sabrina Fedele came away with a 6-0, 6-0 win vs. Caitlin Porter at third singles and Tiffany Ash emerged with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over CUA’s Elaina Sceusa at the fourth flight.

At fifth singles, Emma Needham fell to Judy Lite 6-0, 6-1 and Amanda Pellegrino dropped a 6-1, 6-2 decision to Olivia Ott at sixth singles.

Janasek and Ott won the first doubles point 8-1 over Selinger and Isabel Tanco, while Porter and Sceusa fell to Hoy and Lite 8-1 at the second doubles flight.

Fedele and Ash finished things with an 8-2 win over Holden and Needham at the third flight.

On Saturday, CUA travels to Selinsgrove, Pa. to face league foe Susquehanna.  Start time is slated for 1 p.m.