Women’s tennis falls in season opener to Xavier

Fri, 01/25/2013

(New Orleans, La.) The Loyola University New Orleans women’s tennis team fell to Xavier University of Louisiana 9-0 in the season openers for both teams Saturday afternoon at the Xavier University Tennis Center.

“Xavier is one of the top teams in the NAIA, and they were a good test for our opening match. We have been working hard in preparation of the season and will build on this result as we continue into our early match schedule,” said Loyola head coach Zubin Engineer.

Match results:
Women's tennis results: Xavier 9, Loyola 0
Friday, Jan. 25, 2013
XU Tennis Center, New Orleans, La.
Weather: Sunny, 70 degrees, wind SSW at 17 mph, humidity 64 percent

Doubles
1 -- Kourtney Howell-Brion Flowers (XU) d. Frances Bonnin-Meghan de Baroncelli (LU) 8-0.
2 -- Amanda Materre - Simone-Alyce Ewell (XU) d. Kanda Borgognoni-Cristiana Krtalic (LU) 8-0.
3 -- Jordyn Goody-Olivia West (XU) d. Chelsea Keene-Madeline Smith (LU) 8-2.

Singles
1 -- Kourtney Howell (XU) d. Meghan de Baroncelli (LU) 6-1, 6-1.
2 -- Brion Flowers (XU) d. Kanda Borgognoni (LU) 6-0, 6-1.
3 -- Amanda Materre (XU) d. Frances Bonnin (LU) 6-0, 6-1.
4 -- Amber Brown (XU) d. Cristiana Krtalic (LU) 6-0, 6-1.
5 -- Nicole DeLoach (XU) d. Chelsea Keene (LU) 6-0, 6-0.
6 -- Vashni Balleste (XU) d. Wesley Dejoie (LU) 6-0, 6-0.

Order of Finish: Doubles -- 1, 2, 3. Singles -- 3, 6, 5, 2, 4, 1.
Records: Xavier 1-0, Loyola 0-1.

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