Saint Joseph's Defeats George Mason to Advance to Quarters
MASON, Ohio—Sixth-seeded Saint Joseph’s defeated No. 11 George Mason 4-0 to advance to the Quarterfinals at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Women’s Tennis Championship at Lindner Family Tennis Center Thursday.
The Hawks (16-7) won the doubles point and captured No. 1, No. 2 and No. 6 singles to clinch the match. Aurora Davis defeated Mason’s Brittany Pilkington, 6-0, 6-0 at No.1 singles and also won at No.1 doubles with partner Alex Zachem, 8-6 over Pilkington and Ashley Delaney.
Kristina Eissenbrand won at No. 2 singles, 6-3, 6-3 over Morgan Yang and Arianne Polatnick defeated Sofia Santa Maria at No. 6 singles, 6-0, 6-0.
Devi Jadeja and Kelly Mulquin captured the other SJU doubles win at No. 3 with an 8-2 victory over Mina Saygi and Marijke Boers of Mason (9-17).
The Hawks will face No. 3 George Washington in the quarterfinals Friday at 1:00 pm.
2014 Atlantic 10 Conference Women’s Tennis Championship
Match 3 – Thursday, April 24 -- Noon
#6 Saint Joseph’s def. #11 George Mason, 4-0
Aurora Davis (SJU) d. Brittany Pilkington (MASON), 6-2, 6-1
Kristina Eisenbrand (SJU) d. Morgan Yang (MASON), 6-3, 6-3
Devi Jadeja (SJU) vs. Ashley Delaney (MASON), 4-6, 4-2 DNF
Kelly Mulquin (SJU) vs. Esu Erdenebat (MASON), 6-4, 2-1 DNF
Claire Minnoe (SJU) vs. Mina Saygi (MASON), 1-6, 2-4 DNF
Arianne Polatnick (SJU) d. Sofia Santa Maria (MASON), 6-0, 6-0
Order of finish: #6, #1, #2
Davis/Alex Zachem (SJU) d. Pilkington/Delaney (MASON), 8-6
Eisenbrand/Lauren Roy (SJU) vs. Yang/Olivia Lacy-Thompson (MASON), 6-4 DNF
Jadeja/Mulquin (SJU) d. Saygi/Marijke Boers (MASON), 8-2
Order of finish: #3, #1