WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – The Marist women’s tennis team fell to the University of Connecticut on Saturday afternoon, 6-1. Senior Marielle Campbell (Patterson, N.Y.) picked up the lone singles win for the Red Foxes at third singles. With the loss, Marist moves to 4-8 overall.
“Today we played a very tough opponent in UConn,” said head coach Jason Sacher. “I was very happy to see our senior, Marielle Campbell, who has worked so hard all season pull out a great win. The work she has put in has really paid off. We were challenged today, but we will learn from this experience and become better going forward.”
Sophomore Karly Pang (Kaneohe, Hawaii) dropped the first singles match of the day Srna Stosljevic, 6-2, 6-1. Freshman Callie Morlock (Golden, Colo.) fell to Emma Alderman, 6-0, 6-1. Campbell picked up a win at third singles for Marist with a 3-6, 7-5, 10-4 rout of Maxene Weinberg. Sophomore Melissa Carlay (New Hyde Park, N.Y.) was topped by Lucy Nutting, 6-1, 6-2. Sophomore Nikki Rohan (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) dropped a tough 6-2, 6-3 decision to Jennifer Learmonth. Sophomore Katie Seitz (Pennington, N.Y.) closed out singles play with a 6-2, 6-2 loss to Shea Flanagan.
UConn swept doubles play against the Red Foxes with three victories. Morlock and Pang fell to Stosljevic and Nutting in first doubles, 8-3. Sophomore Kaye Eastman (Grand Rapids, Mich.) and Carlay were topped by Weinber and Alderman, 8-3. Seitz and Campbell were edged by Marie Gargiulo and Learmonth, 8-2.
Marist returns to action on Wednesday, April 16 in a non-conference match against Fordham. The match is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. at the East Campus Tennis Pavilion.