Loyola tennis wins big matches, but falls to Spring Hill

Fri, 03/18/2011

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Loyola University New Orleans men’s and women’s tennis teams each got match wins at number one singles and doubles, but each Wolfpack team fell to Spring Hill College, 7-2.

Brian Pena won a dominant match against SHC’s Burk Defraities at number one singles, 6-2, 6-0. Pena and partner Carson Wahl then won another big match at one doubles over the Badgers, 8-2.

On the women’s side, Claire Landry defeated Spring Hill’s number one singles player Carolina Hitt, 6-0, 6-1. Landry and Cristiana Krtalic then took the top doubles match, 9-7. Katie Beargie battled in a close match at number two singles, but fell just short, losing to Tara Montegut, 4-6, 5-7.

LU’s tennis teams will return to the courts on Saturday afternoon as they take on Belhaven University at the University of New Orleans campus.

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