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Loyola women's tennis defeats LSU-Shreveport

March 12, 2010

The Loyola University New Orleans women’s tennis team continued Gulf Coast Athletic Conference play on Feb. 6 at the Cockrell Tennis Center against LSU-Shreveport and came away with a 9-0 victory.

Claire Landry picked up two wins for Loyola (3-3, 3-2 GCAC) in No.1 action, shutting out Lauren Simmons in singles 6-0, 6-0 and teamed up with Katie Beargie for an 8-0 win over Anne Kelly/Lindsay Bomba. In No. 2 play, Hannah Neal/Frances Bonnin beat Katie Moak/Priscilla Erickson 8-4 and Neal defeated Ali Lieberman in singles 6-1, 6-0. In the final doubles match, Frances Sweeney/Rachel Crump won 8-5 over Lindsey Crane/Simmons.

For the rest of the singles action, Bonnin defeated Charli Beal 6-4, 6-0 and Beargie won 6-2, 6-1 against Erickson. Sweeney won 0-6, 6-2, 6-3 against Katie Moak and Crump completed the sweep for Loyola over LSUS (0-6, 0-6 GCAC) with a 6-0, 4-6, 6-4 against Lindsey Crane.

Loyola returns to action tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 13, in Hattiesburg, Miss., with a match against William Carey starting at 10 a.m. The Wolfpack head into the contest with a three-match winning streak.

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