Women's Tennis Falls to Georgetown and Navy

Amanda Pitocco captured wins in singles play and doubles over the weekend.

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
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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