Loyola tennis falls to Belhaven

Fri, 04/12/2013

Meghan de Baroncelli locked up the two Wolf Pack victories on Friday

(Jackson Miss.) Loyola University New Orleans men’s and women’s tennis teams opened their last regular season weekend with a loss to conference foe Belhaven University. The men fell 9-0 and the women lost 7-2.

Meghan de Baroncelli won at the #1 singles spot by defeating Ashley McLendon 6-0, 6-1. It was a dominant effort from the sophomore as she teamed with partner Frances Bonnin to provide the only other Wolf Pack win with a victory at the #1 doubles spot. Bonnin and de Baroncelli defeated McLendon and Katherine Campbell 8-5 to open the day.

On the men’s side Tarun Surat fell 8-4 in singles play to Nikita Lisov at the first position. He and teammate Jaron Belcher lost 8-4 at the #1 doubles spot to Lisov and Andres Yepez.

The Wolf Pack will continue their road trip with a doubleheader on Saturday. Loyola will open with a matchup with Jackson State at 9:30 a.m. The Wolf Pack will then close their regular season slate with a 2:00 p.m. matchup with Tougaloo College.


Results

Men: Loyola 0 Belhaven 9

Doubles
Lison/Yepez (BU) def. Surat/Belcher (LU) 8-4
Nino/Mejia (BU) def. Laviolette/Garcia (LU) 8-1
Prado/Patruarca (BU) def. (LU) Default

Singles
Nikita Lisov (BU) def. Tarun Surat (LU) 8-4
Jefferson Nino (BU) def. Jaron Belcher (LU) 8-0
Daniel Prado (BU) def. Joshua Laviolette (LU) 8-2
David Mejia (BU) def. Greg Jones (LU) 6-0, 6-1
Enrico Patriarca (BU) def. Eduardo Garcia (LU) 8-0
Andrez Yepez (BU) def. (LU) Default


Women: Loyola 2 Belhaven 7

Doubles
De Baroncelli/Bonnin (LU) def. McLendon/Campbell (BU) 8-5
Krier/Mire (BU) def. Borgognoni/Krtalic (LU) 8-3
Zachry/Munn (BU) def. Keene/Dejoie (LU) 8-0

Singles
Meghan de Baroncelli (LU) def. Ashley McLendon (BU) 6-0, 6-1
Indi Mire (BU) def. Kanda Borgognoni (LU) 6-2, 6-2
Natalia Krier (BU) def. Frances Bonnin (LU) 6-0, 6-0
Savannah Zachry (BU) def. Christiana Krtalic (LU) 6-0, 6-1
Shelley Munn (BU ) def. Chelsea Keene (LU) 6-0, 6-1
Elizabeth Chrestmen (BU) def. Wesley Dejoie 8-0

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