March 3, 2012

Women's Tennis Falls To Army, 7-0

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WEST POINT, N.Y. – The Quinnipiac University women's tennis team fell in a non-conference road match at Army, 7-0, Saturday morning at the Lichtenberg Tennis Center. With the loss, the Bobcats descend to 2-3 on the 2011-12 season.

The Black Knights took the doubles point with wins in all three flights, and followed with wins in each of the six singles flights. Rachel Cantor (Short Hills, N.J.) posted the strongest singles score for the Bobcats, falling 6-4, 7-6 (8-6), to Jamila Paul at No. 1. Sarah Viebrock (Carmel, N.Y.) and Lavinia Cristescu (West Hartford, Conn.) registered the strongest doubles score, falling 8-7 (7-1) to Margaret Iliev and Carly Riney at No. 3.

Quinnipiac returns to the clay on Monday, March 12 with the first of three matches in Orlando, Fla. The Bobcats will take on Coastal Carolina at 9:30 a.m. For all information regarding the women's tennis program, please visit www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com.

Doubles
#1 - D. Taylor/E. Taylor def. Dassa/Raynor: 8-4
#2 - Colton/Paul def. Launie/Cantor: 8-4
#3 - Iliev/Riney def. Viebrock/Cristescu: 8-7(7-1)

Singles
#1 - Jamila Paul def. Rachel Cantor: 6-4, 7-6(8-6)
#2 - Margaret Iliev def. Jacqueline Raynor: 7-5, ret.
#3 - Natalie Allen def. Sarah Viebrock: 6-3, 6-4
#4 - Della Taylor def. Michelle Dassa: 6-3, 6-0
#5 - Alyssa Gleason def. Ariana Launie: 6-3, 6-3
#6 - Carly Riney def. Lavinia Cristescu: 6-2, 7-5

Contact: Tony Distasio; Ardistasio@quinnipiac.edu