Mount Men's And Women's Tennis Topped By Bucknell On Wednesday

Mount Men's And Women's Tennis Topped By Bucknell On Wednesday
Lewisburg, PA. (April 10, 2019) - The Mount St. Mary's men's and women's tennis teams were both topped by Bucknell on Wednesday afternoon on the Bison's Varsity Tennis Courts. The men's squad was blanked 4-0 by Bucknell and the women's squad was downed 6-1 by Bucknell. Freshman Taylor Cook led all of the Mountaineers on the day with a singles flight win and a doubles flight win in the loss.
 
Men's Recap
 
The Bisons cliched the match victory by taking the first three flights of singles competetion. The number four, five, and six flights did not finish because the match had already been clinched by Bucknell. 
 
In doubles action, the Bison recorded the point from doubles competition after they won the number two and number three flights. The first flight went unfinished because the point from doubles had already been decided. 
 
Women's Recap
 
Bucknell took control of the match after they won every singles flight by just two sets each except for the number four spot. Mount St. Mary's Taylor Cook edged Mishi Papich 6-2, 4-6, 10-4 in that fourth flight for the Mount's lone point of the match. With th win, Cook now moves to nine singles flight victories on the season. 
 
The Bisons earned the doubles point after they won the first and second flights that gave them the early 1-0 lead. The Mountaineers duo of Taylor Cook and Mia Pittman topped Gannon and Carroll 6-0 in the number three doubles flight.
 
The Mount men's squad will head to the first round of the Northeast Conference Championship on Thursday, April 18 while the Mountaineers women's team welcomes Geneso for their last match of the regular season on Saturday, April 13 at 2:00 PM.
 
 
Men: Bucknell 4, Mount St. Mary's 0
 
Singles competition
1. Ethan Jacobs (BUCKNELL) def. Jackson Wood (MSMM) 6-1, 3-6, 7-6
2. Max McDonald (BUCKNELL) def. Parth Sharma (MSMM) 6-1, 6-3
3. Marwan Abaza (BUCKNELL) def. Gabriel Santos (MSMM) 3-6, 6-0, 6-2
4. Andrei Vitiuc (BUCKNELL) vs. Alonso Garcia (MSMM) 5-7, 7-6, 0-1, unfinished
5. Ryan Jurist (BUCKNELL) vs. Jean Armstrong (MSMM) 6-1, 1-0, unfinished
6. Cooper Bradshaw (BUCKNELL) vs. Evan Hine (MSMM) 6-0, unfinished
 
Doubles competition
1. Max McDonald/Marwan Abaza (BUCKNELL) vs. Jackson Wood/Parth Sharma (MSMM) 4-1, unfinished
2. Andrei Vitiuc/Ryan Jurist (BUCKNELL) def. Evan Hine/Jean Armstrong (MSMM) 6-0
3. Cooper Bradshaw/Ethan Jacobs (BUCKNELL) def. Gabriel Santos/Alonso Garcia (MSMM) 6-0
 
Women: Bucknell 6, Mount St. Mary's 1
 
Singles competition
1. Daniela Bellini (BUCKNELL) def. Alexa Quintanilla (MSMW) 6-3, 6-4
2. Cayla Koch (BUCKNELL) def. Megan Smith (MSMW) 6-1, 6-0
3. Paige Leavy (BUCKNELL) def. Hannah Davis (MSMW) 6-1, 6-2
4. Taylor Cook (MSMW) def. Mishi Papich (BUCKNELL) 6-2, 4-6, 10-4
5. Sofia Ayuso (BUCKNELL) def. Mia Pittman (MSMW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Jill Auteri (BUCKNELL) def. Emma Blake (MSMW) 6-1, 6-1
 
Doubles competition
1. Cayla Koch/Paige Leavy (BUCKNELL) def. Alexa Quintanilla/Hannah Davis (MSMW) 6-2
2. Jill Auteri/Mishi Papich (BUCKNELL) def. Emma Blake/Megan Smith (MSMW) 6-3
3. Taylor Cook/Mia Pittman (MSMW) def. Danielle Gannon/Rachel Carroll (BUCKNELL) 6-0
 
Match Notes:
Mount St. Mary's Men 4-17
Bucknell Men 10-11
 
Mount St. Mary's Women 2-18
Bucknell Women 12-5