Loyola men’s and women’s tennis drops home opener to William Carey

Sun, 02/09/2014

(New Orleans, La.) The Loyola University New Orleans men’s and women’s tennis teams fell to William Carey University, 0-9, 3-6 respectively in their home opener at the City Park Tennis Center Saturday.

The Wolf Pack women (1-3, 0-1 SSAC) were swept by the Crusaders in doubles, but junior Meghan de Baroncelli, freshman Melissa van Wuijckhuijse and freshman Lauren Rosales picked up singles victories for Loyola.

Freshman Federico Mercado and sophomore David Mayhall fell 8-2 in the #1 doubles position for the Loyola men (1-3, 0-1 SSAC). Mercado slipped to junior Ricky Keppeler 6-0, 6-2 in #1 singles.

The Wolf Pack returns to action on Saturday, Feb. 15 for a doubleheader in Mobile, Ala. with Spring Hill College and the University of Mobile starting at 9 a.m.

Women’s doubles:

Malin Collin/Anne Bauer (WC) def. Meghan de Baroncelli/ Kanda Borgognoni (Loyola) 9-7
Layla Accorsi/Lucie Lovinfosse (WC) def. Lauren Rosales/Melissa van Wuijckhuijse (Loyola) 8-2
McKinsey Boss/Hannah Bradford (WC) def. Wesley Dejoie/Alexa Mancuso (Loyola) 8-2

Women’s singles:

de Baroncelli def. Bauer 6-4, 4-6 (10-6)
Collin def. Borgognoni 6-0, 6-2
van Wuijckhuijse def. Lovinfosse 6-1, 3-6 (10-8)
Accorsi def. Dejoie 6-1, 6-3
Boss def. Mancuso 6-1, 6-0
Rosales def. Bradford 6-1, 6-0

Men’s doubles:

Theo Baudin/Ricky Keppeler (WC) def. David Mayhall/Federico Mercado (Loyola) 8-2
Philipp Mueller/Michael Vetter (WC) def. Eduardo Garcia/Tony Benjamin (Loyola) 8-0
Aleksei Tumakov/Leonardo Sechi (WC) def. Loyola - Default

Men’s singles:

Keppeler def. Mercado 6-0, 6-2
Baudin def. Mayhall 6-0, 6-1
Mueller def. Guayasamin 6-0, 6-0
Sechi def. Garcia 6-0, 6-0
Tumakov def. Benjamin 6-0, 6-1
WC def. Loyola - Default

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