Women's Tennis Takes BIG EAST Consolation Match Versus Creighton

    DeLuca captured wins in doubles and singles play.

    DeLuca captured wins in doubles and singles play.

    April 25, 2014

    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. - The Providence College women's tennis team defeated the Creighton Bluejays, 4-2, today (April 25). The Friars move their overall record to 6-16 on the season.

    In doubles play, sophomores Alana Prinos (Foxborough, Mass.) and Hanna Zangari (Saunderstown, R.I.) defeated Analese Snyder and Amanda Noonan (8-2) to move their record at the No. 2 position to 6-7 this season.

    In the No. 3 doubles position, freshmen Jennifer DeLuca (Riverside, Conn.) and Amanda Pitocco (Warwick, R.I.) toppled Sam Anderson and Liz Vermillion (8-4) for their seventh win together this season. With the win, DeLuca and Pitocco clinched the doubles point for Providence.

    In singles play, Prinos defeated Snyder (6-3, 6-0) in the No. 2 position, while Pitocco sailed past Vermillion (6-2, 6-4) in the No. 6 position to tilt the score 3-1 in favor of Providence.

    Ahead 3-2, DeLuca sealed the win for the Friars with a comeback win over Nelsen (4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (2)) in the No. 3 position.

    Complete Results:

    Providence 4, Creighton 2
    Doubles
    1. Bernardez/Ramirez (PC) tied with Hartjes/Nelsen (CU) 6-6
    2. Prinos/Zangari (PC) def. Snyder/Noonan (CU) 8-2
    3. Deluca/Pitocco (PC) def. Anderson/Vermillion (CU) 8-4
    Order of Finish: 2, 3 (1 DNF)
    

    Singles 1. Jennie Hartjes (CU) def. Maria Bernardez (PC) 6-2, 6-2 2. Alana Prinos (PC) def. Analese Snyder (CU) 6-3, 6-0 3. Jennifer DeLuca (PC) def. Katherine Nelsen (CU) 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (2) 4. Amanda Noonan (CU) leading Karen Ramirez (PC) 6-7 (4), 6-1, 3-1 5. Sam Anderson (CU) def. Olivia Hogan (PC) 6-4, 7-6 (4) 6. Amanda Pitocco (PC) def. Liz Vermillion (CU) 6-2, 6-4 Order of Finish: 2, 1, 6, 5, 3 (4 DNF)

    --GO FRIARS--