Women’s Tennis to Open Season at the Bucknell Quad

Women’s Tennis to Open Season at the Bucknell Quad

Mount St. Mary's Women's Tennis

at Bucknell Quad

Friday, Sept. 9- Sunday, Sept. 11

Mount Update: The Women's team comes into the Bucknell Quad after posting a strong 12-9 record last season. The team went 3-1 in conference play, with the only loss coming to Sacred Heart, who also beat the Mount in the conference tournament for the second year in a row.

About the Bucknell Quad: The Mountaineers will face the host Bison, along with Saint Francis Pa., and Loyola. The tournament will run for three days starting on Friday, September 9 and run through Sunday, September 11. 

About Last Year: The team posted double digit wins for the 7th consecutive season. Five players recorded double digit wins in singles play, with sophomore Kelly Conroy (Tallahassee, Fla./John Paul II)  having a solid record of 15-8. Conroy also went 15-7 in doubles play with her partner Samantha Pinchoff (Sylvan Lake, Mich./West Bloomfield). 

Trio of Terror: The team's junior class is just as deadly as it is on the men's side. The group is made up of Kelly Conroy, Renee Deane (Cape Coral, Fla./Cape Coral), and Carly Landini (Newark, Del./Archmere Academy). Conroy boasts a 32-14 record for her singles career and an 18-13 doubles record. Deane has a 27-19 singles record and a 30-20 doubles record. Landini has posted 23 wins in both singles and doubles over her two years thus far.

Strong Future: The sophomore class has a two-headed monster of their own in Samantha Pinchoff and Liz Rossi (Flanders, N.Y./Bishop McGann-Mercy). Pinchoff and Rossi combined for 15 wins in their first season. Pinchoff had 12 of the 15, while Rossi had the other 3, going 3-1 on the year.

7th Heaven: The team had double digit wins for the seventh consecutive season. They have had a winning record six of the seven seasons, with the 2008-09 team going 10-10 that year. The team has posted a 14-3 conference record dating back to the 2006-07 season.

Up Next: The team takes on UDC on Tuesday, September 13 at 3:00 pm.