Women's Tennis

Day One Of Eastern Collegiate Invitational Complete

Jessica Podlofsky was the lone UMass player to win two matches on Friday.

Jessica Podlofsky was the lone UMass player to win two matches on Friday.

Sept. 25, 2010

WEST POINT, N.Y. - Day one of the season-opening Eastern Collegiate Invitational at Army is in the books with three UMass tennis singles players and one doubles team advancing to the third round. Julia Comas (Flight B singles), Candynce Boney (Flight C singles), and Jessica Podlofsky (Flight D singles) all advanced to Saturday's third round action. In Flight B doubles action, Kaitlyn Carpenter and Jocelyn Providence advanced to the third round as well.

After receiving a first-round bye, Comas dropped just one game in a straight-sets victory over Holy Cross' Emily Marr, 6-1; 6-0.

In Flight C, Boney received a first-round bye as well and dispatched of Lehigh's Patricia Muthing, 6-3; 7-6 (3), to reach Saturday's third round.

Podlofsky won a pair of singles matches in Flight D to reach the third round. She defeated Bryant's May Vickers, 6-3; 6-0, before topping UConn's Lucy Nutting, 6-0; 6-2.

The Flight B doubles team of Carpenter and Providence defeated the Army team of Kiser and Vollmer in the second round after receiving a first-round bye.

In Flight A singles, freshman Yuliana Motyl got a bye in the first round before falling to Elena Ivanova of Hofstra, 6-4; 6-2.

The UMass Flight A doubles team of Tanisha Hodgson and Chantal Swiszcz fell to Bucknell's team of Iepuras and Vidrascu, 8-6, after getting a bye in the first round.

Gabby Jannotta won her opening round Flight D singles match, 6-1; 6-2, over NJIT's Megan Guidry before falling to West Virginia's Melis Tanik, 6-0; 6-2 in the second round.



Play continues at the Eastern Collegiate Invitational on Saturday before concluding on Monday.


    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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