Loyola men’s tennis victorious, women fall to Baker

Tue, 03/18/2014

(New Orleans, La.) The Loyola University New Orleans men’s tennis team edged Baker University, 5-4, while the women’s squad fell, 4-5 at the City Park Tennis Center on Tuesday afternoon.

Freshmen Trivesh Singh, Federico Mercado and sophomore David Mayhall picked up doubles and singles victories for the men’s side. Junior Eduardo Garcia helped Singh to a doubles win.

Freshman Melissa van Wuijckhuijse, sophomore Kanda Borgognoni and junior Meghan de Baroncelli were victorious for the women, but fell short to the Wildcats as de Baroncelli and Borgognoni tabbed the only Wolf Pack women’s doubles victory.

The Wolf Pack will return to action on Saturday, March 22 with contests versus Belhaven University and Alcorn State in Lorman, Miss. with the first match beginning at 9 a.m.

Loyola women vs. BU (L, 4-5)

Women’s doubles vs. BU:
de Baroncelli/Borgognoni (LU) def. Megan Henry/Jaimie Myers (BU) 8-6
Caitlyn Metseff/Lulu Ruding (BU) def. van Wuijckhuijse/Rosales (LU) 8-5
Caroline Lockwood/Bre Cunningham (BU) def. Dejoie/Mancuso (LU) 8-3

Women’s singles vs. BU:
de Baroncelli (LU) def. Henry (BU) 6-0, 6-1
Borgognoni (LU) def. Metseff (BU) 6-1, 7-5
van Wuijckhuijse (LU) def. Myers (BU) 6-2, 6-0
Lockwood (BU) def. Dejoie (LU) 6-4, 6-1
Ruding (BU) def. Mancuso (LU) 6-3, 6-2
Cunningham (BU) def. Rosales (LU) 6-1, 6-1

Loyola men vs. BU (W, 5-4)

Men’s doubles vs. BU:
Mayhall/Mercado (LU) def. Michael Draper/Aaron Greenbaum (BU) 8-6
Garcia/Singh (LU) def. Gavin Webster/Theo Nichols (BU) 8-4
Devin Glasgow/Ryan Gleue (BU) def. Guayasamin/Benjamin (LU) 8-1

Men’s singles vs. BU:
Singh (LU) def. Draper (BU) 1-6, 7-6 (10-5)
Mercado (LU) def. Webster (BU) 7-5, 6-1
Mayhall (LU) def. Greenbaum (BU) 6-0, 7-6 (4)
Glasgow (BU) def. Guayasamin (LU) 6-7, 6-0
Gleue (BU) def. Garcia (LU) 6-2, 6-0
Nichols (BU) def. Benjamin (LU) 6-0, 6-0

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