Ebensburg, Pa. (February 17, 2019) - The Mount St. Mary's women's tennis team dropped a match to St. Francis Pa. 5-2 on Sunday. The Mountaineers fall to 0-5 to start the year with the loss. Alexa Quintanilla won her second consecutive flight at the number one spot of singles action which marks her eighth win this season and now has a 3-2 record in the first flight spot. Mount walk on Karen Anderson won her first career match by forfeit in the sixth singles flight for Mount St. Mary's second point of the match.
In singles competition, the Red Flash took control of the match by taking the number two, three, four, and five flights all in just two sets. The Mount's Alexa Quintanilla edged Lucia Seigford 6-2, 7-6 in the first flight and Karen Anderson picked up a win by forfeit in the sixth flight for the Mountaineers' two points of the match.
St. Francis Pa. earned their fifth point of the match after winning the doubles point. Seigford and Bode defeated Davis and Smith in the first flight while Gutierez and Miller topped Quintanilla and Cook in the second flight. Another Mount walk on, sophomore Bri Gallagher, earned her first career doubles flight win in the third spot with her partner Mia Pittman.
The Mount women's tennis team travels to Lehigh for a match on Sunday, February 24 at 2:00 PM.
St. Francis Pa. 5, Mount St. Mary's 2
1. Alexa Quintanilla (MSMW) def. Lucia Seigford (SFU) 6-2, 7-6 (3)
2. Laura Gutierez (SFU) def. Megan Smith (MSMW) 6-2, 6-2
3. Roksha Bode (SFU) def. Hannah Davis (MSMW) 6-2, 6-2
4. Stephanie Miller (SFU) def. Taylor Cook (MSMW) 8-4
5. Romina Cutipa (SFU) def. Mia Pittman (MSMW) 6-1, 6-1
6. Karen Anderson (MSMW) won by forfeit
Order of finish: (6,5,2,1,3,4)
1. Seigford/Bode (SFU) def. Hannah Davis/Megan Smith (MSMW) 6-3
2. Gutierez/Miller (SFU) def. Alexa Quintanilla/Taylor Cook (MSMW) 6-3
3. Mia Pittman/Bri Gallagher won by forfeit
Order of finish: (3,2,1)