Loyola tennis falls to Belhaven

Fri, 02/01/2013

(New Orleans, La.) Loyola University New Orleans men’s and women’s tennis both fell to Belhaven University on Friday night at City Park.

The Loyola men (0-1) were playing against the #12 team in the country and were able to score two points thanks to the play of freshman Tarun Surat. Surat partnered with Jaron Belcher to win the doubles match at number 1 against a tough opponent in Jefferson Nino and Ni Lison. Surat then defeated Nino in a hard fought three set victory to provide points for the Wolf Pack. The victories were the first of his collegiate career for Surat.

The Loyola women (0-2) team fell 6-3 to Belhaven. Meghan de Baroncelli spearheaded the Wolf Pack effort as she picked up doubles and singles points. De Baroncelli teamed with Frances Bonnin to defeat McLendon and Campbell by an 8-6 score. De Baroncelli then defeated McClendon 6-0, 6-1 in their singles match. Freshman Kanda Borgognoni earned the first victory of her Wolf Pack career by defeating Indi Mire in the #2 singles spot.


February 1, 2013
3:30 p.m.
Loyola University New Orleans vs. Belhaven University
Men: Loyola 2, Belhaven 7

Tarun Surat/Jaron Belcher vs. Lison/Mejia Loyola 8-7 (7-5)
Joshua Laviolette/ David Mayhall vs. Nino/Cered Belhaven 2-8
Vs. Prado/Patriarca Belhaven Default

Tarun Surat vs. Jefferson Nino Loyola 6-4, 2-6 (11-9)
Jaron Belcher vs. Ni Lison Belhaven 6-0, 6-1
Joshua Laviolette vs. Daniel Prado Belhaven 6-0, 6-0
David Mayhall vs. David Mejia Belhaven 6-0, 6-1
Eduardo Garcia vs. Enrico Patriarca Belhaven 6-0, 6-0
Vs. Andres Yepez Belhaven Default

Women: Loyola 3, Belhaven 6

de Baroncelli/ Bonnin vs. McLendon/Campbell Loyola 8-6
Krtalic/Borgognoni vs. Zachy/Munn Belhaven 8-5
Keene/Smith vs. Mire/Krier Belhaven 8-2

Meghan de Baroncelli vs. Ashley McLendon Loyola 6-0, 6-1
Kanda Borgognoni vs. Indi Mire Loyola 6-4, 6-3
Cristiana Krtalic vs. Natalia Krier Belhaven 6-2, 6-0
Chelsea Keene vs. Savannah Zachy Belhaven 6-0, 6-0
Wesley Dejoie vs. Shelly Munn Belhaven 6-3, 6-3
Madeline Smith vs. Elizabeth Chestmen Belhaven 6-1, 6-2

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