(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.
Men: Loyola 0 Belhaven 9
Lison/Yepez (BU) def. Surat/Belcher (LU) 8-4
Nino/Mejia (BU) def. Laviolette/Garcia (LU) 8-1
Prado/Patruarca (BU) def. (LU) Default
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
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
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