Women’s Tennis to Participate in Bucknell Invitational This Weekend
Mount St. Mary's Women's Tennis
at Bucknell Invitational
Friday, Sept. 16- Sunday, Sept. 18
Varsity Tennis Courts * Lewisburg, Pa.
Mount Update: The Women's team comes into the Bucknell Invitational after losing their season opener against UDC 5-4. Kelly Conroy and Samantha Pinchoff won at No. 1 doubles. Junior Renee Deane, sophomore Liz Rossi and senior Lauren Clark won their singles matches at the four, five, and six spot respectively.
About the Bucknell Invitational: The Mountaineers will face the host Bison, along with the Red Flash of Saint Francis Pa., the Wildcats of Villanova, and the Greyhounds of Loyola. The tournament will run for three days starting on Friday, September 16 and run through Sunday, September 18.
Last Year at the Bucknell Invitational: The doubles team of Emily Bolchoz and Renee Deane won the Consolation final in Flight A doubles. The tandem defeated Emily Urda and Allison Soberg of Villanova, 8-6 on the final day of competition. In singles action, Deane lost her Flight C Consolation match to Tiffany Ash of Loyola, and Samantha Pinchoff fell in her Consolation match as well.
About Last Year: The team posted double digit wins for the 7th consecutive season. Five players recorded double digit wins in singles play, with sophomore Kelly Conroy (Tallahassee, Fla./John Paul II) having a solid record of 15-8. Conroy also went 15-7 in doubles play with her partner Samantha Pinchoff (Sylvan Lake, Mich./West Bloomfield).
Trio of Terror: The team's junior class is just as deadly as it is on the men's side. The group is made up of Kelly Conroy, Renee Deane (Cape Coral, Fla./Cape Coral), and Carly Landini (Newark, Del./Archmere Academy). Conroy boasts a 32-14 record for her singles career and an 18-13 doubles record. Deane has a 27-19 singles record and a 30-20 doubles record. Landini has posted 23 wins in both singles and doubles over her two years thus far.
Strong Future: The sophomore class has a two-headed monster of their own in Samantha Pinchoff and Liz Rossi (Flanders, N.Y./Bishop McGann-Mercy). Pinchoff and Rossi combined for 15 wins in their first season. Pinchoff had 12 of the 15, while Rossi had the other 3, going 3-1 on the year.
Up Next: The team makes their Emmitsburg debut against Shepherd on Tuesday, September 20 at 3:00 pm.