Women's Tennis Expands Its Win Streak To Seven

Cristina Di Lorenzo and doubles partner Daniella Patton keep their perfect record in tact this evening.
Cristina Di Lorenzo and doubles partner Daniella Patton keep their perfect record in tact this evening.

Feb. 23, 2014

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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

Match Notes
Xavier: 7-2, BIG EAST 1-0
IUPUI: 0-9
Order of Finish: Singles (5, 2, 3, 1, 6, 4) Doubles (2, 3)