Cristina Di Lorenzo and doubles partner Daniella Patton keep their perfect record in tact this evening.
Feb. 23, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS- Xavier women's tennis team took the match from IUPUI, 6-1, on the road. This is the seventh straight match victory by the team this season.
Senior Andrea Wolf started the dual off strong winning her match at the No. 5 position, 6-0, 6-0, over Abbey Neff. Sydney Liggins, at the No. 2 position, took the match from Rachel Swartwood, 6-2, 6-0.
Junior Daniella Patton not only won her singles match, 6-2, 6-0, but won her doubles match 8-3 with freshman doubles partner Cristina Di Lorenzo, 8-3. The pairing continues their perfect season with the win this evening.
Alex Brinker and Di Lorenzo both won their matches at the No. 1 and No. 3 position, 6-2, 6-1 and 6-2, 6-1, respectively.
Again XU doubles proved relentless with quick wins from Di Lorenzo and Patton and Allyson Westling and Wolf, sending Brinker and Liggins's match to a did not finish status while they were leading 6-3.
"This team is so much fun to coach," said assistant coach Doug Matthews. "They bring it every day. Winning seven matches in a row adds to the fun, but it is great to see them compete the way they do. This next week will be a good week to focus on practice and getting healthy before heading down to Florida on Saturday."
Xavier is off a week until they travel to sunny Florida Saturday, March 1, for two matches against Davidson and Florida Atlantic during the week.
1. Brinker (XU) def. Whyte (IUPUI) 6-2, 6-1
2. Liggins (XU) def. Swartwood (IUPUI) 6-2, 6-0
3. Di Lorenzo (XU) def. Bridegroom (IUPUI) 6-2, 6-1
4. Patton (XU) def. Modesto (IUPUI) 6-4, 6-2
5. Wolf (XU) def. Neff (IUPUI) 6-0, 6-0
6. Brockman (IUPUI) def. Morris (XU) 7-6 (2), 6-3
1. Brinker/Liggins (XU) led Whyte/Swartwood (IUPUI) 6-3, DNF
2. Di Lorenzo/Patton (XU) def. Neff/Brockman (IUPUI) 8-3
3. Wolf/Westling (XU) def. Modesto/Bridegroom (IUPUI) 8-2
Xavier 6, IUPUI 1
Xavier: 7-2, BIG EAST 1-0
Order of Finish: Singles (5, 2, 3, 1, 6, 4) Doubles (2, 3)