Brittany Filip won an exciting match at top singles
March 10, 2013
The top three singles matches all went three sets and doubles play was hotly contested too, but Colgate broke free for a 6-1 win over Siena Sunday in Hamilton. Brittany Filip won a thrilling match over Kelsey Shea at top singles for Siena's only point in the match.
Filip dropped the first set 6-2, but rallied to win the next two 6-4 and 6-4. At No. 2 and No. 3 singles, Maria Varano and Jessica Macaluso each won the first set, but dropped the next two.
Varano also teamed with classmate Erika Reagan in a hard fought 9-8 (0) loss at No. 2 doubles.
The Saints open the spring portion of their MAAC schedule Saturday at Niagara.
1) SC Brittany Filip def Kelsey Shea 2-6, 6-4 and 6-4
2) CU Alex Petrini d. Maria Varano 0-6, 6-2 and 6-0
3) CU Kelsey Wanhainen d. Jessica Macaluso 5-7, 6-1 and 6-4
4) CU Jennifer Ho d. Cassandra Braz 6-3 and 6-4
5) CU Meredith Rock d. Erika Reagan 6-2 and 6-0
6) CU Katie Grant d. Elora Benfer 8-2
1) CU Petrini/Lexi Lazares d. Macaluso/Braz 8-5
2) CU Shea/Rock d. Varano/Reagan 9-8 (0)
3) CU Grant/Jackie Finn d. Filip/Benfer 8-6