Women’s Tennis Defeated By Siena College, 4-3

Jan. 29, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -

The Providence College women’s tennis team took on the took on unbeaten Siena College on Saturday, Jan. 29 at the Centre Court Tennis Club in Providence, R.I. Last time the Friars and the Saints met the Friars came out on top 4-3, but the roles were reversed this year as the Saints posted a 4-3 victory over the Friars.

The Saints swept all three doubles courts to take a 1-0 lead into singles play.

Junior Katie Marvin tied it up at 1-1 after a 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 comeback in the No. 6 spot. Katherine DeNucci dropped the No. 3 spot, but sophomore Risa Takenaka took first single in a three-set win.

The friars dropped the No. 5 and 2 slots, giving the Saints there fourth and clinching point.

Freshman Aidan Epstein rounded out play for the day with a three-set win in fourth singes. 

With the loss the Friars drop to 3-2 on the season. Providence College return to the court on Friday, Feb. 10 at 6:00 p.m. ET at Centre Court in Providence, R.I. against Marist College.

 

-Go Friars!-

 



 

 

Siena 4, Providence 3

Singles

#1 - Risa Takenaka (PC) def. Ali Garrity (SC); 6-2, 4-6, 6-4

#2 - Ivana Boberic (SC) def. Amanda Pitocco (PC); 6-3, 6-4

#3 - Mitsuki Fukamachi (SC) def. Katherine DeNucci (PC); 6-0, 6-2

#4 - Aidan Epstein (PC) def. Anessa Leyva (SC); 6-4, 5-7, 10-7

#5 - Natalie Weaver (SC) def. Natalie Pitocco (PC); 6-0, 6-1

#6 - Katie Marvin (PC) def. Ann Phillips (SC); 2-6, 6-2, 6-1

 

Doubles

#1 - Ali Garrity/Mitsuki Fukamachi (SC) def. Risa Takenaka/Aidan Epstein (PC); 6-3

#2 - Ivana Boberic/Natalie Weaver (SC) def. Amanda Pitocco/Natalie Pitocco (PC); 6-1

#3 - Anessa Leyva/Julianna Goehner (SC) def. Katie Marvin/Katherine Denucci (PC); 6-2

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