February 22, 2013

Women's Tennis Starts Five Game Florida Trip Against Florida A&M on Sunday

Mount Update: The Mount St. Mary's women's tennis team is coming off a 6-1 loss against Lehigh on February 17. Jenny Smith provided the lone Mount point at No. 6 singles, 6-4, 7-5. The doubles tandem of Renee Deane and Carly Landini won their doubles match at No. 2, 8-4.

Schedule: The Mount will play five games in six days. The schedule is:
Feb. 24- Florida A&M, 10:00 a.m.
Feb. 25- Webber International, 3:00 p.m.
Feb. 26- Bethune-Cookman, 1:00 p.m.
Feb. 28- Concordia, 12:00 p.m.
Mar. 1- Davenport, 10:00 a.m.

Up Next: The Mount women face NEC foe Wagner on Monday, March 11 in Emmitsburg. The match will begin at 3:00 p.m.

About Last Year: The Mount comes into this year after posting a 12-8 record last year, and going 4-2 in NEC play. The team finished the season on a high note, defeating 5-0 in the consolation round of the NEC Tournament.

Same Old, Same Old: The Mount returns all but one starter from last year. The starting five all return from last year, minus Lauren Clark (Colt's Neck, NJ/ Red Bank Catholic).  The team features a slew of veteran experience, with five upper classmen. The team is spear headed by seniors Kelly Conroy (Tallahassee, Fla./ John Paul II),Renee Deane (Cape Coral, Fla./ Cape Coral), and Carly Landini (Newark, Del./ Archmere Academy).

Dynamic Duo: The duo of juniors Sam Pinchoff (Sylvan Lake, Mich./ West Bloomfield) and Liz Rossi (Flanders, NY/ Bishop McGann-Mercy) helped the Mount to their 12-8 record last year. Pinchoff played No.1 singles and finished up with 9-13 record, and Rossi posted an 11-7 record in the No. 5 spot.