Siena Coasts Past Sacred Heart in Women's Tennis Action

March 30, 2004

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y.- Senior Andrea Disponzio shutout her opponent at second singles and sophomore Denisa Hluchova rallied from a first set defeat to earn a victory at top singles, helping the Saints to a 6-1 win over Sacred Heart in a non-conference match contested in Loudonville Tuesday afternoon.

Other Siena individual winners included Julia Lebdev over Lissa Von Brecht at third singles, Betsey Brookins over Jeanne Sampson at fourth singles and Meghan Slenkamp, who defeated Katelyn Kittridge at sixth singles. The Saints earned the doubles point with victories at second and third dubles. Sacred Heart's Darcy Shoop earned the Pioneers only point with a 6-3 and 6-4 win over Brooke Fisher at fifth singles.

The Saints return to the court in MAAC action at Loyola on April 3.

1. SC Denisa Hluchova def. Lauren Galatie (4-6, 6-3 and 6-2)
2. SC Andrea Disponzio def. Pam Pillo (6-0 and 6-0)
3. SC Julia Lebdev def. Lissa Von Brecht (6-4 and 6-2)
4. SC Betsy Brookins def. Jeanne Sampson (6-0 and 6-3)
5. SHU Darcy Shoop def. Brooke Fisher (6-3 and 6-4)
6. SC Meghan Slenkamp def. Katelyn Kittridge (7-6 (7-3) and 6-3)

1. SHU 1 & 2 def. 2 & 5
2. SC Sugam Langer and 1 def. 4 & 5
3. SC 3 & 4 def. 3 & 6