Loyola men’s and women’s tennis to compete in first local matches of the season

Thu, 02/06/2014

(New Orleans, La.) The Loyola University New Orleans men’s and women’s tennis teams will take on the #3 Xavier University women’s team and #6 Xavier men’s squad in their first local match of the season on Friday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. They will open home competition on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. when they host William Carey University at the City Park Tennis Center.

The Wolf Pack men (1-1) and women (1-1) swept Tougaloo College 9-0, 9-0 and fell to the University of West Alabama 0-9, 0-9 on Saturday in Hattiesburg, Miss. in their season opener.

Junior Meghan de Baroncelli and sophomore Kanda Borgognoni will team up for the #1 doubles spots and #1 and #2 singles positions respectively. Freshman Trivesh Singh will compete in the #1 singles spot for the men while freshman Federico Mercado and sophomore David Mayhall will round out #2 and #3 in singles and make up the #1 doubles squad.

Loyola women:

De Baroncelli - #1 Singles, #1 Doubles
Borgognoni - #2 Singles, #1 Doubles
Van Wuijckhuijse - #3 Singles, #2 Doubles
Rosales - #2 Doubles
Mancuso - #3 Doubles
Dejoie - #3 Doubles

Loyola men:

Singh - #1 Singles, #2 Doubles
Mercado - #2 Singles, #1 Doubles
Mayhall - #3 Singles, #1 Doubles
Guayasamin - #4 Singles, #2 Doubles
Garcia - #5 Singles, #3 Doubles
Benjamin - #6 Singles, #3 Doubles

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