Women’s Tennis Opens Spring with Loss at Le Moyne

Charger Athletics

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The University of New Haven women’s tennis team opened the 2012 spring season on Sunday at Le Moyne College. The Chargers fell 0-9 to the Dolphins. UNH also fell to 0-8 overall and 0-8 in the Northeast-10 Conference with the loss, while the Dolphines improved to 2-8 overall and 2-7 in conference play.

In No. 6 singles, Jessica MacPhee gave the Chargers their best shot at winning a point as she forced a third set tie-break. She fell 10-5 in the deciding set. Nan Sirihorachai (Plainsboro, N.J./West Windsor-Plainsboro North) suffered a pair of 6-4 losses in No. 3 singles to also come close to earning a set.

New Haven will return to action on Thursday, March 29 at Merrimack College. Match time is set for 3:30 p.m. in North Andover, Mass. Stay posted to www.NewHavenChargers.com for complete coverage.

RESULTS

Doubles

#1 Tisdell/Black (LEM) def. Conley/Kraynak (UNH) 8-3

#2 Geary/LaFleur (LEM) def. Petzoldt/MacPhee (UNH) 8-1

#3 Rhode/Reagan (LEM) def. Sirihorachai/Jonise Oliver (UNH) 8-3

Singles

#1 Tisdell (LEM) def. Lindsey Conley (UNH) 6-0,6-2

#2 Black (LEM) def. Bre Kraynak (UNH) 6-1,6-1

#3 Rhode (LEM) def. Nan Sirihorachai (UNH) 6-4, 6-4

#4 Geary (LEM) def. Martha Petzoldt (UNH) 6-2, 6-0

#5 LaFleur (LEM) def. Christina Santos (UNH) 6-0, 6-1

#6 Flaconer (LEM) def. Jessica MacPhee (UNH) 4-6, 6-2, 10-5