Posted: Apr 13, 2018
Emmitsburg, Md. (April 13, 2018) - The Mount St. Mary's women's tennis team split matches against Fairleigh Dickinson and Bucknell. The Mount edged Fairleigh Dickinson 4-3 on Thursday afternoon in Mawah, NJ and were defeated by Bucknell 5-2 on Friday afternoon in Emmitsburg, Md.
Fairleigh Dickinson took the early one point advantage over the Mountaineers by winning the first and second flights of doubles competition. Megan Gamble and Emma Blake picked up a default win in the number three flight for the Mount's only doubles flight win of the day.
In singles action, Mount St. Mary's won four of the six flights to secure the overall match victory. Alexa Quintanilla defeated Tatiana Eftenoiu 6-4, 6-2 in the number one flight, Hannah Davis edged Marta Ruszcynska 7-6, 1-6, 6-3 in the second flight, Megan Gamble topped Liza Rachenko 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 in the fourth flight, and Blake picked up a default win in the number six flight.
Bucknell swept the Mount in doubles competition to earn the early one point advantage.
Alexa Quintanilla and Megan Smith recorded the only two points for the Mountaineers on Friday. Quintanilla topped Jouravleva 6-2, 6-2 in the number one singles flight and Smith edged Melch 6-2, 3-6, 10-8 in the fifth flight.
The Mount travel to Delaware for a match on Saturday, April 14 at 2:00 PM before closing out the regular season with a match for Senior Day on Tuesday, April 17 at 3:00 PM.
THURSDAY: Mount St. Mary's 4, Fairleigh Dickinson 3
1. Alexa Quintanilla (MSM) def. Tatiana Eftenoiu (FDU) 6-4, 6-2
2. Hannah Davis (MSM) def. Marta Ruszcynska (FDU) 7-6, 1-6, 6-3
3. Patricia Eftenoiu (FDU) def. Sruthi Kamprath (MSM) 6-2, 6-2
4. Megan Gamble (MSM) def. Liza Rachenko (FDU) 2-6, 7-5, 6-4
5. Anamaria Vladescu (FDU) def. Megan Smith (MSM) 6-2, 7-6
6. Emma Blake (MSM) def. No player (FDU), by default
FRIDAY: Bucknell 5, Mount St. Mary's 2
1. Alexa Quintanilla (MSM) def. Jouravleva (BUCK) 6-2, 6-2
2. Papich (BUCK) def. Hannah Davis (MSM) 3-6, 6-2, 6-0
3. Koch (BUCK) def. Sruthi Kamprath (MSM) 6-1, 6-0
4. Ayuso (BUCK) def. Megan Gamble (MSM) 6-2, 6-3
5. Megan Smith (MSM) def. Melch (BUCK) 6-2, 3-6, 10-8
6. Carroll (BUCK) def. Emma Blake (MSM) 3-6, 6-0, 6-3