Mount Women's Tennis Competes In Temple Invitational This Weekend

Mount Women's Tennis Competes In Temple Invitational This Weekend

TEMPLE INVITATIONAL
Philadelphia, Pa. | TU Pavilion / Legacy Youth Tennis & Education Center (Indoor)
October 12-14

WOMEN'S TEAM COMPETING
Mount St. Mary's, Temple, Morgan State and Villanova

ABOUT THE MOUNT
The Mount St. Mary's women's tennis team grabbed first place and fifth place at the Loyola Invitational on Sunday, September 30. The Mount duo of Alexa Quintanilla and Taylor Cook earned first place and the Mountaineer pairing of Hannah Davis and Megan Smith took home fifth place.

The invitational was a 'Points of the Compass' format, with each team consisting of two players and each round consisting of a doubles match and two singles matches. The winner of the best-of-three advances to the next round. 

Quintanilla and Cook edged Loyola's Kateri Martin and Abby Thornton 2-1 in the Finals. The Mount St. Mary's duo topped the Greyhounds' duo 6-3 in the doubles match and Quintanilla topped Martin 4-6, 6-3, 10-7 in the first singles competition but Cook was downed by Thornton 6-1, 6-0 in the second singles match. In the North bracket Final and fifth place match, the Mount pairing of Davis and Smith blanked Dhanya Asokumar and Anya Gunewardina from Johns Hopkins 3-0. Davis and Smith topped Asokumar and Gunewardina 6-4 in doubles action while Davis downed Asokumar 6-3, 6-2 and Smith clipped Gunewardina 6-2, 5-7, 11-9 in singles competition.

WOMEN'S LEADERS
Singles victories: Alexa Quintanilla (5), Megan Smith (4), Hannah Davis (2), Taylor Cook (2)
Doubles victories: Davis (6), Smith (6), Quintanilla (5), Cook (5)
Duo victories: Davis/Smith (6), Quintanilla/Cook (5), Blake/Pittman (4)

NEXT UP
The Mount women's tennis team returns home for the Mount Invitational on October 26-28.

SCHEDULE OF INVITATIONAL: 

WOMEN

Friday, Oct. 12

10 a.m.- Temple vs. Morgan State

1 p.m. - Villanova vs. Mount St. Mary's 

 

Saturday, Oct. 13

10 a.m. - Temple vs. Mount St. Mary's 

4 p.m. - Morgan State vs. Villanova

 

Sunday, Oct. 14

11 a.m. - Mount St. Mary's vs. Morgan State

3 p.m. - Temple vs. Villanova