Amanda Pitocco captured wins in singles play and doubles over the weekend.
March 23, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's tennis team fell to BIG EAST foe Georgetown (7-0) on March 22 and at Navy (6-1) on March 23. The Friars traveled to Washington, D.C. and Annapolis, Md. for the matches. With the losses, Providence now holds a 4-9 record overall this season.
The Friars opened the weekend on March 22 in Washington, D.C. against the Hoyas with a 7-0 loss. Providence saw the lone win of the day come in doubles play, where freshmen Jennifer DeLuca (Riverside, Conn.) and Amanda Pitocco (Warwick, R.I.) defeated Sophie Panarese and Madeline Foley, 8-6, in the No. 3 position.
With the win, DeLuca and Pitocco held a 3-1 record together prior to the loss at Navy the following day. Providence now holds a 0-2 mark against BIG EAST opponents.
Providence was then defeated by Navy on Sunday, March 23 (6-1), with the lone point coming from Pitocco in singles action. Pitocco defeated Cassandra Fisbeck (6-3, 6-4) to improve her record in the No. 6 position to 2-0 on the season and 3-3 overall. Sophomore Alana Prinos (Foxborough, Mass.) forced her match against Sam Droop into a third set in a comeback effort that fell short. Prinos fell in the No. 2 position (6-2, 3-6, 6-0).
The Friars return to action with league play against St. John's. Providence will travel to New York, N.Y. to take on the Red Storm on Saturday, March 29 in a match set for noon.
Complete list of results below.
Georgetown 7, Providence 0 Doubles No. 1: Liselot Koenen / Taylor Perz (GU) def. Maria Clara Bernardez / Olivia Hogan (PC); 8-4 No. 2: Kelly Comolli / Victoire Saperstein (GU) def. Alana Prinos / Hannah Zangari (PC); 8-1 No. 3: Jennifer DeLuca / Amanda Pitocco (PC) def. Sophie Panarese / Madeline Foley (GU); 8-6
Singles No. 1: Victoire Saperstein (GU) def. Maria Clara Bernardez (PC); 6-4, 6-3 No. 2: Kelly Comolli (GU) def. Alana Prinos (PC); 6-1, 6-3 No. 3: Madeline Jaeger (GU) def. Jennifer DeLuca (PC); 6-1, 6-3 No. 4: Sophia Barnard (GU) def. Karen Ramirez (PC); 6-0, 1-1 ret. (inj) No. 5: Sophie Panarese (GU) def. Hannah Zangari (PC); 6-0, 6-3 No. 6: Liselot Koenen (GU) def. Olivia Hogan (PC); 6-1, 6-2
Navy 6, Providence 1 Doubles No. 1: Erin Snook / Katie Porter (N) def. Maria Clara Bernardez / Olivia Hogan (PC); 8-6 No. 2: Cassandra Fisbeck / Rozel Hernandez (N) def. Alana Prinos / Hannah Zangari (PC); 8-6 No. 3: Mikaela Carlson / Gabby Winter (N) def. Jennifer DeLuca / Amanda Pitocco (PC); 8-6
Singles No. 1: Erin Snook (N) def. Maria Clara Bernardez (PC); 6-4, 7-5 No. 2: Sam Droop (N) def. Alana Prinos (PC); 6-2, 3-6, 6-0 No. 3: Gabby Winter (N) def. Jennifer DeLuca (PC); 6-0, 6-2 No. 4: Mikaela Carlson (N) def. Hannah Zangari (PC); 6-1, 6-0 No. 5: Audrey Channell (N) def. Olivia Hogan (PC); 7-6(2), 6-2 No. 6: Amanda Pitocco (PC) def. Cassandra Fisbeck (N); 6-3, 6-4
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