WEST POINT, NY – The Sacred Heart women's tennis team dropped their second consecutive match Saturday night, falling 5-2 to the Army Black Knights at Lichtenberg Tennis Center in West Point. The Pioneers fall to 1-2 this season.
Sophomore Paige Olson (Sykesville, MD) and senior Gabi Kaldan (New Brunswick, NJ) recorded victories for the Pioneers. Olson had the most dominant win of the match with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Haley O'Connor, while Kaldan also impressed with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Elle Taylor. Junior Nicole Rydzewski (Maspeth, NY) lost a tough first tie-breaker, 10-8, before falling in straight sets to Maya Parker.
Elle Taylor/Della Taylor (A.) def. Katie DiRienzo/Gabi Kaldan (SHU), 6-3
Margaret Iliev/Carly Riney (A.) def. Lindsey Post/Paige Olson (SHU), 6-2
Jamila Paul/Haley O'Connor (A.) def. Nicole Rydzewski/Taylor Gurda (SHU), 6-2
Katie DiRienzo (SHU) def. Elle Taylor (A.), 6-2, 6-3
Ally Hayley (A.) def. Gabi Kaldan (SHU), 6-0, 7-5
Nan Porter (A.) def. Lindsey Post (SHU), 6-3, 6-3
Paige Olson (SHU) def. Haley O'Connor (A.), 6-0, 6-0
Maya Parker (A.) def. Nicole Rydzewski (SHU), 6-5 (8), 6-2
Taler Brazil (A.) def. Taylor Gurda (SHU), 6-3, 6-2