March 7, 2015
WEST POINT, N.Y. – With a lineup filled with experienced players, the Army women’s tennis team cruised past Siena, 6-1, Saturday afternoon at the Lichtenberg Tennis Center. The Black Knights improve to 7-8 on the season after today’s non-conference victory.
Army swept the Saints in doubles action winning in all three contests. The First doubles team of Eva Sung and Hannah Dahlem Garrity and Singh of Siena 8-3. Carolyn Pitman and Julian Mok teamed together to clinch an 8-3 win at the No. 2 position. At third doubles, the firstie duo of Elle Taylor and Maya Parker beat their opponents 8-4.
In singles, The Black Knights won all but one match. Pitman returned to the No. 1 spot after a few weeks of being sidelined due to injuries. Today, she came out strong with a 6-4, 6-0 victory. Sung earned a victory from second singles, 6-0, 6-2, while Taylor won at fourth singles 6-1, 6-0. Allyson Hayley (6-0, 6-3) and Parker (6-1, 6-2) defeated their opponents at fifth and sixth singles, respectively.
Today’s win improves the Black Knights’ all-time series record over the Saints to 7-0.
Army will take a short break from competitions before returning to the Lichtenberg Tennis Center from March 21-22 when the team opens Patriot League play against Holy Cross, Loyola and Lafayette.
1. Sung/Dahlem def. Garrity/Singh 8-3
2. Pitman/Mok def. Macaluso/Braz 8-3
3. Parker/Taylor def. Reagan/Sakai 8-4
1. Pitman def. Garrity, 6-4, 6-0
2. Sung def. Sakai 6-0, 6-2
3. Singh def. Dahlem 6-3, 6-3
4. Taylor def. Macaluso 6-1, 6-0
5. Hayley def. Reagan 6-0, 6-3
6. Parker def. Braz 6-1, 6-2