Women’s tennis improves with win at Rosemont

By Brooke Famous
October 3, 2012

The women’s tennis team snapped a two-match losing streak by defeating Rosemont, 5-4, on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Cabrini won two of three doubles matches with junior Katie Kennedy and sophomore Samantha Trumbo getting their first wins of the season. Mia Scocozzo and Mackenzie Murray also won, 8-0, at number three doubles.

Kennedy won her singles match, 7-5 and 6-2, improving her record to a perfect 9-0 on the season. Murray snapped her two-match losing streak winning, 6-0 and 6-0.

Freshman Kaitlyn Zinkewich also picked her second career singles victory, 6-0 and 6-1.

Most of the Lady Cavs’ defeats were close matches. Nastala and Zinkewich lost their doubles match, 8-6.

In singles competition, Nastala won her first set, 6-4, before dropping the final two, 6-4 and 10-8.

Trumbo didn’t win a set but kept both close with 6-3 and 6-4 losses.

Despite those losses plus a singles defeats to Scocozzo, the Lady Cavs held on for the 5-4 victory.

This marked the first win for the Lady Cavs since Sept. 22, when they nearly swept Baptist Bible College with a 8-1 win.

With the win, the Lady Cavs evened their record at 5-5 and improved to 5-2 in CSAC play.

The Lady Cavs return to the court when they host Bryn Mawr College on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Their next CSAC match is Friday, Oct. 5, when the Lady Cavs host Gwynedd-Mercy College.

Brooke Famous

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