Xavier Tops Bonnies 4-0 In First Round Of A-10 Tournament
April 19, 2012
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The No. 5 seeded Xavier women's tennis team advanced to the second round to the Atlantic 10 tournament Thursday with a commanding 4-0 win over No. 12 seeded St. Bonaventure at the Boar's Head Sports Club.
"We are happy with today's result," said head coach Eric Toth. "It was a good first round match from the standpoint that St Bonaventure really played well and pushed us on most of the courts which will really help us tomorrow against Temple."
Xavier took the doubles point with the duo of freshman Lizzie Oosterbaan and sophomore Allyson Westling earning an 8-2 win at No. 3. Juniors Kally Alkire and Katie Pleiman topped Manuela Marin and Fatya Amiri 8-3 in the No. 1 slot to take the doubles point.
In singles play Westling made short work of Riley Archer at No. 6 while Oosterbaan posted a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 5 to pull XU within one point of the win. Pleiman provided the deciding victory with a 6-3, 6-0 victory at No. 1.
Xavier will take on Temple in the second round of the A-10 tournament Friday at 10 a.m.
#5 XAVIER 4, #12 ST. BONAVENTURE 0
1. Kally Alkine/Katie Pleiman (XU) def. Manuela Marin/Fatya Amiri (SBU) 8-3
2. Daniella Patton/Andrea Wolf (XU) vs. Marissa Brossard/Katherine Kvas (SBU) 5-3, DNF
3. Lizzie Oosterbaan/Ally Westling (XU) def. Andrea Pavlovic/Riley Archaer (SBU) 8-2
Order of Finish: 3, 1
1. Katie Pleiman def. (XU) Manuela Marin (SBU) 6-3, 6-0
2. Daniella Patton vs. (XU) Fatya Amiri (SBU) 4-6, 3-0 DNF
3. Andrea Wolf (XU) vs. Marisa Brossard (SBU) 7-5, 1-0 DNF
4. Kally Alkire (XU) vs. Kathryn Kvas (SBU) 5-7, 0-1 DNF
5. Lizzie Oosterbaan def. (XU) Andrea Pavlovic (SBU) 6-1, 6-0
6. Ally Westling (XU) def. Riley Archer (SBU) 6-1, 6-0
Order of Finish: 6, 5, 1