Women's Tennis

Tennis Drops Close One To Army, 4-3

Kaitlyn Carpenter won her No. 6 singles match vs. Margret Iliey, 6-1,6-0.

Kaitlyn Carpenter won her No. 6 singles match vs. Margret Iliey, 6-1,6-0.

Feb. 18, 2011

WEST POINT, N.Y. - The UMass tennis team (3-3) dropped their first of three matches this weekend against Army (6-2), 4-3, on Friday afternoon at the Lictchenberg Tennis Center in West Point, N.Y. Senior Candynce Boney won her match against Jamilia Paul, 1-4 (ret. -injury) for her 53rd career singles match win on Friday, putting her seventh all-time in the UMass tennis record books. Overall, UMass was able to split the singles matches but drop the doubles matches two sets to three.

In the singles matches, Army's No. 1 and No.2 singles players, Annie Houghton and Jessica Ahn, defeated UMass' Yuliana Motyl,6-4, 6-2, and Julia Comas,6-4, 3-6, 6-3. The No. 3 singles match was in favor of UMass' Candynce Boney because the match was called due to an injury on Army's Jamilia Paul. Clara Matias fell to Annie Hang in the No. 4 singles match,6-3, 7-5. In the No. 5 and No. 6 singles match, both of UMass' Jessica Podlofsky and Kaitlyn Carpenter, defeated the Black Knight's Della Taylor,4-6, 6-2, 6-3, and Margaret Iliey,6-1, 6-0.

As for the doubles matches, UMass' lone victory came with the duo of Motyl and Chantal Swiszcz against Robie Vollmer and Carly Riney in convincing fashion, 8-1.

UMass vs. Army- Complete Match Results:
1. Annie Houghton (A) def. Yuliana Motyl. 6-4, 6-2
2. Jessica Ahn (A) def. Julia Comas, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
3. Candynce Boney (UM) def. Jamilia Paul, 1-4 (ret. -injury)
4. Annie Hang (A) def. Clara Matias, 6-3, 7-5
5. Jessica Podlofsky (UM) def. Della Taylor, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
6. Kaitlyn Carpenter (UM) def. Margaret Iliev, 6-1, 6-0



1. Houghton/Ahn (A) def. Boney/Comas, 8-4
2. Motyl/Chantal Swiszcz (UM) def. Robie Vollmer/Carly Riney, 8-1
3. Iliev/Hang (A) def. Carpenter/Jocelyn Providence

The Umass tennis team continues its three-way match in West Point against the Knights of Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday, Feb. 19 at Litchenberg Tennis Center at 9 a.m.


    Event Calendar

    Thursday, Apr 24
    vs Dayton 9:00 AM
    Friday, Apr 25
    vs A-10 Quarterfinals TBA
    Saturday, Apr 26
    vs A-10 Semifinals TBA
    Sunday, Apr 27
    vs A-10 Championship TBA
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