Emmitsburg, Md. (March 31, 2019) -- The Mount St. Mary's men's and women's tennis teams fell to Fairleigh Dickinson on Sunday at the Mount Tennis Courts. The Knights posted 5-2 wins in both the men's and women's matches.
The Mountaineers won two of the six singles matches, as Jackson Wood took the victory at the top flight over Mehdi Dhouib, 6-4, 6-4, and Gabriel Santos came up with the win in the fourth flight, downing Maciej Autuch by a 6-2, 6-4 margin. The Knights clinched the match victory with a win in the fifth flight as Moric Budinszky topped Jean Armstrong, 6-1, 6-3.
In doubles action, Parth Sharma and Wood knocked off Andris Gudins and Maciej Autuch at the top flight, but Fairleigh Dickinson collected wins at the second and third flights to earn the doubles point.
Mount St. Mary's posted a pair of wins in singles action, as Alexa Quintanilla came out victorious at the top flight with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Marta Ruszczynska, and Taylor Cook registered a 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 victory over Anamaria Vladescu at flight No. 4. FDU clinched the win on the day after Liza Rachenko's 6-2, 6-4 win at the fourth flight over Mia Pittman.
In doubles competition, Quintanilla and Hannah Davis pulled out a 6-4 win at the top flight, but the Knights took victories at the No. 2 and No. 3 flights to come away with the doubles point.
Men: Fairleigh Dickinson 5, Mount St. Mary's 2
1. Jackson Wood (MSMM) def. Mehdi Dhouib (FDU) 6-4, 6-4
2. Andris Gudins (FDU) def. Parth Sharma (MSMM) 7-6, 3-6, 6-3
3. Gabriel Santos (MSMM) def. Maciej Autuch (FDU), 6-2, 6-4
4. Ivan Solans Diaz (FDU) def. Alonso Garcia (MSMM) 6-4, 6-1
5. Moric Budinszky def. Jean Armstrong (MSMM) 6-1, 6-3
6. Eduardo Cabral (FDU) def. Evan Hine (MSMM) 6-4, 6-3
Order of finish: (4,3,1,2,5,6)
1. Sharma/Wood (MSMM) def. Gudins/Autuch (FDU) 6-0
2. Dhouib/Bidinszky (FDU) def. Santos/Garcia (MSMM) 6-2
3. Diaz/Cabral (FDU) def. Armstrong/Hine (MSMM) 7-6
Order of finish: (1,2,3)
Women: Fairleigh Dickinson 5, Mount St. Mary's 2
1. Alexa Quintanilla (MSMW) def. Marta Ruszczynska (FDU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
2. Aleksandra Vorozheikina (FDU) def. Megan Smith (MSMW) 6-0, 6-3
3. Patricia Eftenoiu (FDU) def. Hannah Davis (MSMW)6-2, 6-3
4. Taylor Cook (MSMW) def. Anamaria Vladescu 6-4, 2-6, 6-4
5. Liza Rachenko (FDU) def. Mia Pittman (MSMW) 6-2, 6-4
6. Smriti Singh (FDU) def. Emma Blake (MSMW) 6-3, 6-4
Order of finish: (2,3,1,5,4,6)
1. Quintanilla/Davis (MSMW) def. Ruszczynska/Vorozheikina (FDU) 6-4
2. Efteniou/Menzen (FDU) def. Blake/Smith (MSMW) 7-6
3. Vladescu/Singh (FDU) def. Cook/Pittman (MSMW) 6-2
Order of finish: (3,1,2)