Women's Tennis Blanks Hosts Hartford, Fairfield

Women's Tennis Blanks Hosts Hartford, Fairfield

The UMBC women's tennis team blanked both Connecticut foes this weekend, recording identical 7-0 decisions at Hartford and Fairfield.

Against Fairfield, UMBC's No. 1 (Kurasz/Dolashvili) and 3 doubles (Siopacha/Taylor) duos cruised to 6-1 victories to secure the doubles point.

All six singles matches went to the visiting Retrievers in straight sets. Sophomore Alice Taylor did not drop a game in a 6-0, 6-0 victory at the No. 4 position, while senior Madlena Kurasz lost just one game in a 6-1, 6-0 decision at the No. 3 position.

The women travel to Ohio for weekend matches at Youngstown State and Akron on Feb. 27 and 28.


1. Kurasz, Madlena/Dolashvili, Mariami (UMBC) def. Aragones, Nicole/Connors, Courtney (FFD) 6-1

2. McKeough, Karen/Zimmer, Meghan (FFD) vs. Cleary, Shannon/Ambrozic, Laura (UMBC) unfinished

3. Siopacha, Maria/Taylor, Alice (UMBC) def. Campos, Gabriella/Parla, Cecilia (FFD) 6-1



1. Siopacha, Maria (UMBC) def. Aragones, Nicole (FFD) 6-2, 6-0

2. Dolashvili, Mariami (UMBC) def. McKeough, Karen (FFD) 6-2, 6-0

3. Kurasz, Madlena (UMBC) def. Zimmer, Meghan (FFD) 6-1, 6-0

4. Taylor, Alice (UMBC) def. Connors, Courtney (FFD) 6-0, 6-0

5. Cleary, Shannon (UMBC) def. Parla, Cecilia (FFD) 6-2, 6-3

6. Ambrozic, Laura (UMBC) def. Ziegler, Meghan (FFD) 6-3, 6-1