MERION STATION, Pa. - Saint Joseph's freshman Aurora Davis picked up a win at No. 3 singles Friday as the Hawks' women's tennis team faced Atlantic 10 foe Xavier Friday at the SJU Tennis Complex. The Musketeers pulled away for the 5-1 win as the doubles portion of the match were not played.
Davis got the Hawks' point at the third singles flight against Kally Alkire. Davis took the first set in a tiebreaker, 7-6 (4). In the second set, Davis opened a 3-2 edge before Alkire retired, giving the Hawks a point.
At the top flight, SJU junior Casey Robinson battled to three sets, but fell 6-3, 1-6, 5-7 to Xavier's Daniella Patton.
The Hawks return to action this Sunday when they host Lehigh.
1. Daniella Patton (XU) def. Casey Robinson (SJU) 3-6, 6-1, 7-5
2. Andrea Wolf (XU) def. Devi Jadeja (SJU) 6-4, 6-3
3. Aurora Davis (SJU) def. Kally Alkire (XU) 7-6 (4), 3-2 (Ret.)
4. Lizzie Oosterbaan (XU) def. Lauren Roy (SJU) 6-3, 6-2
5. Allyson Wrestling (XU) def. Kelly Mulquin (SJU) 6-1, 6-2
6. Natalie Handler (XU) def. Tara Walsh (SJU) 6-1, 6-1