The Mount Men's And Women's Tennis Teams Take On Fairleigh Dickinson On Sunday

The Mount Men's And Women's Tennis Teams Take On Fairleigh Dickinson On Sunday

MOUNT ST. MARY'S MEN vs FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON
Sunday, March 31 | 2:00 PM
Emmitsburg, Md.
Mount Tennis Courts

MOUNT ST. MARY'S WOMEN vs FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON
Sunday, March 31 | 2:00 PM
Emmitsburg, Md.
Mount Tennis Courts

ABOUT THE MOUNT MEN
The Mountaineers men's squad was topped the St. Francis Brooklyn 6-1 las weekend. Jackson WoodParth Sharma, and Alonso Garcia led the team with singles and doubles wins on the match.

The Mount men clinched the match win after they took the number one, four, and two singles flights to give them four match points. Mount St. Mary's also won the fifth and sixth flights as well that gave them six match points. Jackson Wood and Parth Sharma held down the first and second flight as Wood topped Ridruejo 6-2, 6-3 while Sharma edged by Dirube 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. Alonso GarciaJean Armstrong, and Evan Hine each won in their respective flights. Garcia downed Couso 6-4, 6-1, Armstrong defeated Blasco-Torres 6-0, 3-6, 10-7, and Hine topped Gmijovic 6-0, 6-1. Gabriel Santos battled in a tough match that went to the tie-breaker third set but he was edged by Artiz 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 for St. Francis Brooklyn's lone point of the match.

In doubles competition, the duos of Sharma/Wood and Garcia/Santos earned victories in the first and second flights to give the Mount the point from doubles action. Sharma/Wood topped Artiz/Ridruejo 6-2 while Garcia/Santos edged Blasco-Torres/Grant Couis 6-4.

ABOUT THE MOUNT WOMEN
The Mount St. Mary's women's tennis team was topped 6-1 by Towson on Wednesday afternoon. Mount junior Alexa Quintanilla won her team leading 12th singles flight match of the year.

The Tigers won the point from doubles competition after they took the first two flights and completed the doubles sweep with a win in the third flight as well. 

Alexa Quintanilla defeated Alexa Martinez 6-2, 6-4 in the number one flight in the battle of Alexa's. Quintanilla now has a 7-6 record on the year in the first singles flight. Mia Pittman forced a third tie-breaker set in the fifth flight against Phoebe Collins but was edged 3-6, 7-5, 10-2 in a hard fought match. Towson clinched the match win after winning the fourth flight. The Tigers won the second, third, fourth, and sixth flights by just two sets each.

MEN'S TEAM LEADERS
Singles victories:  Gabriel Santos (8), Jackson Wood (8), Alonso Garcia (8)
Doubles victories: Parth Sharma (11), Jean Armstrong (9), Evan Hine (9), Wood (9)
Duo victories: Wood/Sharma (9), Armstrong/Hine (6) Armstrong/Garcia (3)

WOMEN'S TEAM LEADERS
Singles victories: Alexa Quintanilla (12), Taylor Cook (7), Megan Smith (4), Hannah Davis (3)
Doubles victories: Davis (13), Quintanilla (12), Cook (10), Smith (9)
Duo victories: Quintanilla/Davis (7), Davis/Smith (6), Quintanilla/Cook (5), Emma Blake/Mia Pittman (5)

NEXT UP
The Mount men's team welcomes Morgan State on Tuesday, April 2 for a match at 2 PM. while the Mount St. Mary's women's team travels to Loyola for a match on April 3 at 3:30 PM.