Loyola women’s tennis sweeps Bethel, men served two conference defeats

Sun, 03/30/2014

(Gainesville, Ga.) The Loyola University New Orleans women’s tennis team (6-10, 4-5 SSAC) earned a 9-0 victory over Bethel University but fell, 3-6 to Martin Methodist while the men’s squad (3-12, 0-8 SSAC) was swept by the #17 Wildcats and the RedHawks men’s team on Sunday.

Sophomore Wesley Dejoie and freshman Alexa Mancuso picked up the only doubles victory versus the RedHawks for the Wolf Pack women. Junior Meghan de Baroncelli and freshman Lauren Rosales won their respective singles match ups with Martin Methodist.

The Martin Methodist men’s squad is receiving votes in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll.

The Wolf Pack will continue competition in the SSAC Roundup with a match versus the College of Coastal Georgia at 11 a.m. tomorrow. The Mariners’ men and women are ranked #15 and #16 respectively.

Loyola women vs. Bethel (W, 9-0)

Women’s doubles vs. BU:
de Baroncelli/Borgognoni (LU) def. Selina Williams/Michella Douglas (BU) 8-0
van Wuijckhuijse/Rosales (LU) def. Victoria Dugan/Shelby Kennedy (BU) 8-5
Dejoie/Mancuso (LU) def. Bethel (Default)

Women’s singles vs. BU:
de Baroncelli (LU) def. Douglas (BU) 6-1, 6-0
Borgognoni (LU) def. Dugan (BU) 6-4, 6-2
van Wuijckhuijse (LU) def. Williams (BU) 6-0, 6-0
Dejoie (LU) def. Kennedy (BU) 6-4, 3-6 (11-9)
Mancuso (LU) def. Bethel (Default)
Rosales (LU) def. Bethel (Default)

Loyola women vs. Martin Methodist (L, 3-6)

Women’s doubles vs. MM:
Maria Charrys/Callie Thomas (MM) def. de Baroncelli/Borgognoni (LU) 8-6
Victoria Ryjak/Laura Ariza (MM) def. van Wuijckhuijse/Rosales (LU) 8-2
Dejoie/Mancuso (LU) def. Martin Methodist (Default)

Women’s singles vs. MM:
de Baroncelli (LU) def. Charrys (MM) 3-6, 6-3 (10-4)
Ryjak (MM) def. Borgognoni (LU) 6-4, 6-1
Thomas (MM) def. van Wuijckhuijse (LU) 2-5 (8-6) 1-6 (6-10)
Ariza (MM) def. Dejoie (LU) 6-2, 6-1
Ashlee Elkins (MM) def. Mancuso (LU) 6-3, 6-1
Rosales (LU) def. Martin Methodist (Default)

Loyola men vs. Bethel (L, 9-0)

Men’s doubles vs. BU:
Peter Baca/Robin Demasse (BU) def. Mercado/Mayhall (LU) 8-2
Nikola Slavik/Travis Hyman (BU) def. Singh/Garcia (LU) 8-4
Paolo Vecchi/Joshua Barrett Phelps (BU) def. Guayasamin/Benjamin (LU) 8-2

Men’s singles vs. BU:
Baca (BU) def. Singh (LU) 6-2, 6-3
Demasse (BU) def. Mercado (LU) 6-0, 6-0
Vecchi (BU) def. Mayhall (LU) 7-5, 6-4
Slavik (BU) def. Guayasamin (LU) 6-0, 6-2
Hyman (BU) def. Garcia (LU) 6-1, 6-2
Phelps (BU) def. Benjamin (LU) 6-0, 6-0

Loyola men vs. Martin Methodist (L, 9-0)

Men’s doubles vs. MM:
Ramiro Vargas/Cristian Arias (MM) def. Singh/Mayhall (LU) 8-5
Salomon Persson/Daniel Emirzian (MM) def. Mercado/Garcia (LU) 9-7
Farith Lozano/Gabriel Ajala (MM) def. Benjamin/Guayasamin (LU) 8-0

Men’s singles vs. MM:
Vargas (MM) def. Singh (LU) 8-3
Arias (MM) def. Mercado (LU) Retired (Injury)
Persson (MM) def. Mayhall (LU) 8-5
Lozano (MM) def. Guayasamin (LU) 6-0, 6-0
Ajala (MM) def. Garcia (LU) 8-0
Emirzian (MM) def. Benjamin (LU) 8-1

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