Loyola tennis opens fall season on Friday

Fri, 09/21/2012

New Orleans, La.- Loyola University New Orleans men’s and women’s teams will open the fall schedule with the Big Easy Classic this weekend at the University of New Orleans. The three-day tournament will be played at the UNO Tennis Center with action opening on Friday at 9 a.m. The tournament will resume on Saturday at 9 a.m. and conclude on Sunday. Sunday’s start times have yet to be determined.

Along with the host Privateers, other schools with men’s and women’s teams participating are Nicholls State, Alcorn State, Xavier, and Loyola. McNeese State, Troy, and Southern Illinois will have teams in the women’s draw. The men’s teams from South Alabama and Tulane will be in action.

The mens and womens matches will begin at Noon on Friday.

Men’s singles:
Devon Belcher (Loyola) vs. Daniel Leitner (USA) Court 1 at Noon
Matthew Farnham (Loyola) vs. Daniel Populus (UNO) Court 15 at Noon
Joshua Laviolette (Loyola) vs.Bhavratan Singh (ASU) Court 14 at Noon
Tony Benjamin (Loyola) vs. Dominik Kardell (UNO) Court 13 at Noon

Women’s singles:
Kanda Borgononi (Loyola) vs. Jordyn Goody (XULA) Court 17 at Noon
Frances Bonnin (Loyola) vs. Rachel Howie (NSU) Court 16 at Noon
Meghan DeBaroncelli (Loyola) vs. Klaudia Gawlik (McNeese St.) at Noon

Men’s doubles:
Belcher/Farnham (Loyola) vs. Malmgren/Silva (UNO) Court 12 at 4:30 p.m.
Benjamin/Laviolette (Loyola) vs. Bekarine/Rahbar (XULA) TBA

Women’s doubles:
Borgnoni/ Madeline Smith (Loyola) vs. Ewell/West (XULA) Court 2 at 4:30 p.m.
Meghan DeBaroncelli/Bonnin (Loyola) vs. Sanchez/Svensson (UNO) Court 6 at 4:30 p.m.


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