COSTA MESA, Calif.--The Vanguard University women's tennis team improved its record to 6-9 with a 6-2 victory against Connecticut College Wednesday.
Sophomore Juliet Labarthe (Oklahoma City, Okla.) posted a 6-0, 6-1 victory at #1 singles to lead the Lions of the NAIA. Nina Pudar (Rykkinn, Norway) chipped in with a 6-2, 6-1 triumph at #2 singles.
Connecticut College Head Coach Chris O'Brien was impressed with a solid effort by senior Brittney Cangemi (Scituate, Mass.), who rallied for a 1-6, 6-1, 10-5 win at #5 singles. Sara Krivoshik followed up on her success in the season opener and was winning her match at #3 when it was suspended by darkness.
The Camels are 0-2 on the spring.
Vanguard 6, Connecticut College 2
03/13/13 at Costa Mesa, Calif. (Costa Mesa Tennis Center)
1. LABARTHE, Juliet (VUSC) def. DITOMASSI, Alexis (CONNC) 6-0, 6-1
2. PUDAR, Nina (VUSC) def. HERBERT, Jen (CONNC) 6-2, 6-1
3. SULLIVAN, Michaele (VUSC) vs. KRIVOSHIK, Sara (CONNC) unfinished
4. ALFORD, Gabriele (VUSC) def. MARCOUX, Charlotte (CONNC) 6-4, 6-2
5. CANGEMI, Brittney (CONNC) def. PARKER, Melanie (VUSC) 1-6, 6-1, 10-5
6. TARANTO, Anita (VUSC) def. KALIA, Aneeka (CONNC) 6-0, 6-4
1. LABARTHE, Juliet/SULLIVAN, Michaele (VUSC) def. DITOMASSI, Alexis/HERBERT, Jen (CONNC) 8-4
2. PUDAR, Nina/ALFORD, Gabriele (VUSC) def. CANGEMI, Brittney/KALIA, Aneeka (CONNC) 8-2
3. SIFUENTES, Maria Pia/KRIVOSHIK, Sara (CONNC) def. PARKER, Melanie/TARANTO, Anita (VUSC) 8-2