WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – The Monmouth University women’s tennis team fell to Saint Francis (Pa.), 7-0, Saturday afternoon in a Northeast Conference match.
The Red Flash swept every set on the day. Junior Brooke Verdiglione (Englishtown, N.J./St. John Vianney) nearly staged a first-set win against No. 2 singles opponent Shivani Patel, but fell 7-6. Ashley Sandler (Jericho, N.Y./Syosset) was also close to a win for the Blue and White, yet Lucy Jasso edge the sophomore 6-4 in the duo’s first set.
The Hawks return to the courts on Tuesday, April 9th as it welcomes LaSalle into West Long Branch for a non-conference tilt. First serve from the MU Tennis Courts is slated for 3:30 p.m.
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Tennis Match Results
Monmouth vs Saint Francis (Pa.)
Apr 06, 2013 at West Long Branch, N.J.
Saint Francis (Pa.) 7, Monmouth 0
1. PANIZZA, Rafaela (SFU) def. LIPPENS, Nicole (MU-W) 6-2, 6-0
2. PATEL, Shivani (SFU) def. VERDIGLIONE, Brooke (MU-W) 7-6, 6-3
3. JASSO, Lucy (SFU) def. SANDLER, Ashley (MU-W) 6-4, 6-1
4. SACHS, Alex (SFU) def. FERRARI, Dana (MU-W) 6-2, 6-1
5. GRYCKIEWICZ, D. (SFU) def. TURNER, Sarah (MU-W) 6-2, 6-0
6. DIAZ, Camila (SFU) def. D'ARCY, Liz (MU-W) 6-3, 6-0
1. SACHS, Alex/PANIZZA, Rafaela (SFU) def. LIPPENS, Nicole/VERDIGLIONE, Brooke (MU-W) 8-3
2. PATEL, Shivani/JASSO, Lucy (SFU) def. SANDLER, Ashley/FERRARI, Dana (MU-W) 8-2
3. GRYCKIEWICZ, D./DIAZ, Camila (SFU) def. TURNER, Sarah/D'ARCY, Liz (MU-W) 8-2
Monmouth 2-11 (1-5 NEC)