Mount St. Mary's Men's And Women's Tennis Downed By Duquesne

Mount St. Mary's Men's And Women's Tennis Downed By Duquesne

Orlando, Fla. (March 4, 2018) - The Mount St. Mary's men's tennis team was topped 6-1 and the women's tennis team was blanked 7-0 by Duquesne to finish up the spring break trip on Sunday morning. 

The Duquesne men jumped out to the early point advantage by taking two of the three flights in doubles action to begin the match. Brandon Wortkotter and Jackson Wood topped Andrew Ong and Dominic Lea 6-4 in the first flight but Duquesne's Adam Blasinsky and Drew Akins defeated Jean Armstrong and Parth Sharma in the second flight, and Tim Kane and Jared Isaacs topped Gabriel Santos and Evan Hine 6-2 in the third flight.

The Dukes secured the overall match victory by winning five of the six flights in singles competition. In the number three flight, Parth Sharma picked up the only point for the Mount by defeating Chris Corrao in three sets 1-6, 6-4, and 7-6.

The Duquesne women swept the Mount women in both doubles and singles competition on the day. Kylie Isaacs and Julianne Herman defeated Alexa Quintanilla and Hannah Davis 6-1 in the number one flight of doubles and Laurel Shymansky and Aishwarya Kona finished doubles off by topping Megan Gamble and Emma Blake 6-3.

Duquesne won all six singles flights by just two sets each to secure the match victory on the day. 

Both the Mount men and women travel to James Madison for a dual-match on Sunday, March 18 at 2:00 PM.

Men's: Duquesne 6, Mount St. Mary's 1
Doubles competition
1. Brandon Wortkotter/Jackson Wood (MSM) def. Andrew Ong/Dominic Lea (DUQM) 6-4
2. Adam Blasinsky/Drew Akins (DUQM) def. Jean Armstrong/Parth Sharma (MSM) 6-2
3. Tim Kane/Jared Isaacs (DUQM) def. Gabriel Santos/Evan Hine (MSM) 6-2
Singles competition
1. Adam Blasinsky (DUQM) def. Brandon Wortkotter (MSM) 6-4, 6-3
2. Drew Akins (DUQM) def. Jackson Wood (MSM) 7-6 (8-4), 6-4
3. Parth Sharma (MSM) def. Chris Corrao (DUQM) 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8-5)
4. Tim Kane (DUQM) def. Jean Armstrong (MSM) 6-2, 6-2
5. Jared Isaacs (DUQM) def. Gabriel Santos (MSM) 6-0, 6-2
6. Dominic Lea (DUQM) def. Evan Hine (MSM) 6-0, 6-2
Women's: Duquesne 7, Mount St. Mary's 0
Doubles competition
1. Kylie Isaacs/Julianne Herman (DUQW) def. Alexa Quintanilla/Hannah Davis (MSM) 6-1
2. Ally Miller/Maddy Adams (DUQW) def. Megan Smith/Sruthi Kamprath (MSM) 6-0
3. Laurel Shymansky/Aishwarya Kona (DUQW) def. Megan Gamble/Emma Blake (MSM) 6-3
Singles competition
1. Kylie Isaacs (DUQW) def. Alexa Quintanilla (MSM) 6-2, 6-1
2. Julianne Herman (DUQW) def. Hannah Davis (MSM) 6-0, 6-0
3. Laurel Shymansky (DUQW) def. Sruthi Kamprath (MSM) 6-3, 6-1
4. Ally Miller (DUQW) def. Megan Gamble (MSM) 6-1, 6-1
5. Maddy Adams (DUQW) def. Emma Blake (MSM) 6-0, 6-1
6. Aishwarya Kona (DUQW) def. Megan Smith (MSM) 6-4, 6-2