March 3, 2009

Women's Tennis Team Blanks Meredith College

HILTON HEAD, SC-- The Bloomsburg University women's tennis team opened its annual spring break trip with a 9-0 win over Meredith (NC) College in Hilton Head, SC.

The Huskies jumped out to a 3-0 lead after doubles play with the team of Laura Sullivan (Dingman's Ferry/Delaware Valley) and Andrea Malatesta (Berwick/Berwick) winning 8-0 at number three. In singles action, Sullivan won 6-0, 6-0 at number four singles, while Alison Carney (Muncy/Warrior Run) posted a 6-0, 6-1 win at number three.

The Huskies are now 4-2 on the season.

Bloomsburg 9 Meredith College 0


DOUBLES
No. 1 -- Kayla Blackburn/Laura Handy (SR) def. Allison Carney/Emily Palko, 8-1
No. 2 -- Katie Hasyn/Kristen Bonito (B) def. Samantha Blackburn/Jessica Hilborn, 8-5
No. 3 -- Chelsea Gibson/Lara Rizzi (SR) def. Laura Sullivan/Andrea Maletesta, 8-6
SINGLES
No. 1 -- K. Blackburn (SR) def. Hasyn, 6-1, 6-2
No. 2 -- Handy (SR) def. Carney, 6-0, 6-0
No. 3 -- Palko (B) def. Hilborn, 6-3, 6-0
No. 4 -- Gibson (SR) def. Sullivan, 3-6, 6-4, 6-0
No. 5 -- Rizzi (SR) def. Maletesta, 7-6 (8), 6-3
No. 6 -- Bonito (B) def. Casey Runyan, 6-2, 6-2