Tough competition to women’s tennis drop Villanova, 4-3

Marion Station, Pa. – St. Joseph’s women’s tennis team saw strong performances above and below the lineup on Tuesday but eventually lost to Villanova, 4-3, at the SJU Tennis Complex.

How did it happen
The Hawks moved quickly, claiming two out of three doubles. Name Amanda And Stowe Weiss While the winners in the top flight Emily Elliott And Anna Kirk Won his second flight match.

Elliott then held the Hawks to a 2-0 lead with a third-flight singles victory, before Villanova won the first, fourth and fifth flights to advance.

A Ireland Amato They beat their sixth flight opponent in three sets to tie the match, but the Wildcats claimed a three-set tiebreak victory in the second flight and won overall.

Hawk Talk
“For the first time this season, the Hawks played close to their potential,” the head coach said Ian Crokenden Said. “We played good doubles and it was a great fight in singles points. Stowe Weiss In second place, which saved a total of 16 match points and a set-bottom tiebreak in the third set and 0-5 in the second, and then a 1-6 return in the third set breaker before falling. It was a great performance for the whole team. “

Next up
The Hawks will host the Atlantic 10 Foy Dukeson on Friday.

The results

Villanova 4, St. Joseph’s 3

Doubles
1. Name Amanda / Stowe Weiss (SJU) def. Emma Brogan / Analyze Clover (VU), 7-6 (1)
2. Emily Elliott / Anna Kirk (SJU) def. Sabina Grigorian / Valeria Corneva (VU), 6-3
3. Caitlin Fisher / Olivia Cop (VU) Def. Page Conrad / Alex Kramer (SJU), 6-3
Termination order: 2, 3, 1

Singles
1. Klopfer (VU) def. Nava (SJU), 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-0
2. Brogan (VU) def. Weiss (SJU), 7-5, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (6)
3. Elliott (SJU) def. Fisher (VU), 7-6 (1), 6-2
4. Corneva (VU) def. Fabiana Tort-Umpierre (SJU), 7-5, 6-2
5. Bella Stephen (VU) def. Sophia Amato (SJU), defeated 6-4, 6-1
6. Ireland Amato (SJU) def. Amanda Rivera-Gonzalez (VU), 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
Closing Sequence: 3, 5, 4, 1, 6, 2

Game score
Singles: Villanova 83, St. Joseph 71
Doubles: St. Joseph’s 16, Villanova 15
Total: Villanova 98, St. Joseph’s 87

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