ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Saint Joseph's women's tennis team posted a strong effort in its Spring opening match at Navy on Saturday. The Hawks got a win from junior Casey Robinson at No. 1 singles, but eventually fell, 6-1, to Navy.
Opening with doubles competition, Robinson and freshman Aurora Davis picked up a victory at the top flight, downing Emani Decquir and Stefanie Ton, 8-3. The Midshipmen rebounded for wins at the second and third flights to earn the first point of the match.
Robinson got the Hawks on the board at No. 1 singles, earning a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Darien Sears to improve to 8-1 overall. Davis posted a strong outing at No. 3 singles, but eventually fell in three sets, 6-7, 6-2, 2-10 to Stefanie Ton.
The Midshipmen picked up wins at the remaining singles flights to earn the win.
The Hawks fall to 1-1 overall with the loss and look to bounce back Sunday at UMBC.
1) Casey Robinson (SJU) d. Darien Sears (Navy), 6-1, 6-4
2) Emani Decquir (Navy) d. Devi Jadeja (SJU), 6-3, 6-2
3) Stefanie Ton (Navy) d. Aurora Davis (SJU), 7-6 (0), 2-6, 1-0 (10-2)
4) Erin Snook (Navy) d. Laura Matz (SJU), 6-0, 6-1
5) Gabby Winter (Navy) d. Lauren Roy (SJU), 6-0, 6-0
6) Abby Shewalter (Navy) d. Nicole Esposito (SJU), 6-2, 6-2
1) Davis / Robinson (SJU) d. Decquir / Ton (Navy), 8-3
2) Kaufmann / Snook (Navy) d. Esposito / Roy (SJU), 8-1
3) Sears / Shewalter (Navy) d. Jadeja / Matz (SJU), 8-1
EXH) Das / Winter (Navy) d. Kelly Mulquin / Jenna Procyk (SJU), 8-6
EXH) Houle / Olsen (Navy) d. Michele Vona / Tara Walsh (SJU), 8-3