Loyola women’s tennis sweeps Emmanuel and Southern Wesleyan

Fri, 02/21/2014

(Mobile, Ala.) The Loyola University New Orleans women’s tennis team swept Emmanuel College and Southern Wesleyan University while the men’s side fell to the Lions 6-3 and to the Warriors 6-3 on Friday.

The Wolf Pack women (4-4, 3-2 SSAC) were led by junior Meghan de Baroncelli and sophomore Kanda Borgognoni who competed in the first doubles position and first and second singles spots respectively in both matches. The duo shut out Southern Wesleyan’s Elizabeth Mulkey and Raquel Havorsen 8-0 and de Baroncelli defeated Mulkey 6-0, 6-0 in singles play.

On the men’s side, Wolf Pack (1-7, 0-5 SSAC) freshman Trivesh Singh and junior Eduardo Garcia notched a doubles victory over Emmanuel’s Austin Spivey and Cody Norris. Sophomore David Mayhall and junior Emmanuel Benjamin earned the two Loyola singles victories over the Lions. Mayhall teamed up with freshman Federico Mercado to defeat Southern Wesleyan’s Camilo Sandoval and Matthew Plummer in doubles action. Mayhall and Mercado tallied Loyola’s singles victories over the Warriors.

The Wolf Pack remain in Mobile and will continue conference action on Saturday, Feb. 22 with a 9 a.m. match versus Brenau University.

Loyola vs. EC 9-0 (W)
Women’s doubles vs. Emmanuel College:
de Baroncelli/Borgognoni def. Christianne Tetley/Oliva Gish (EC) 8-3
van Wuijckhuijse/Rosales def. Madalena Fausto/Jaclyn Klerk (EC) 9-8 (3)
Dejoie/Mancuso def. Emmanuel (Default)

Women’s singles vs. Emmanuel College:
de Baroncelli def. Tetley 6-0, 6-1
Borgognoni def. Gish 6-3, 6-1
van Wuijckhuijse def. Fausto 4-6, 6-4,10-7
Dejoie def. Klerk 7-5, 6-1
Mancuso def. Emmanuel (Default)
Rosales def. Emmanuel (Default)

Loyola vs. EC 6-3 (L)
Men’s doubles vs. Emmanuel College:
Pasha Zinchenko/Joaquin Marshall (EC) def. Mercado/Mayhall 8-4
Singh/Garcia def. Austin Spivey/Cody Norris (EC) 8-1
David Forehand/Hayden Black (EC) def. Benjamin/Guayasamin 9-8 (2)

Men’s singles vs. Emmanuel College:
Zinchenko def. Singh 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-1
Marshall def. Mercado 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
Mayhall def. Spivey 6-4, 6-2
Norris def. Guayasamin 6-2, 6-2
Forehand def. Garcia 6-1, 6-0
Benjamin def. Black 6-0, 6-0

Loyola vs. SWU 9-0 (W)
Women’s doubles vs. Southern Wesleyan:
de Baroncelli/Borgognoni def. Elizabeth Mulkey/Raquel Havorsen (SWU) 8-0
van Wuijckhuijse/Rosales def. Megan Pressley/Samantha Galbreath (SWU) 8-1
Dejoie/Mancuso def. Rebecca Furr/K. Blackwell (SWU) 8-2

Women’s singles vs. Southern Wesleyan:
de Baroncelli def. Mulkey 6-0, 6-0
Borgognoni def. Havorsen 6-0, 6-0
van Wuijckhuijse def. Galbreath 6-0, 6-0
Dejoie def. Pressley 6-2, 6-0
Mancuso def. Blackwell 6-0, 6-0
Rosales def. Furr (Default)

Loyola vs. SWU 6-3 (L)
Men’s doubles vs. Southern Wesleyan:
Mercado/Mayhall def. Camilo Sandoval/Matthew Plummer (SWU) 9-8 (5)
Jacob Chesney/Loic Delaby (SWU) def. Singh/Garcia 8-6
Alex Ballenger/Ethan Helman (SWU) def. Benjamin/Guayasamin 8-4

Men’s singles vs. Southern Wesleyan:
Sandoval def. Singh 6-2, 6-4
Mercado def. Chesney 6-4, 6-4
Mayhall def. Delaby 7-5, 6-4
Plummer def. Guayasamin 6-1, 6-2
Ballenger def. Garcia 7-5, 6-0
Helman def. Black 6-0, 6-7 (8), 6-3


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