Duquesne Falters 6-1 at Xavier

March 11, 2005


Sophomore Alicia McNamara's 7-6 (4), 7-5 victory at fifth singles was the lone victory to avoid a shutout at Atlantic 10 foe Xavier in women's tennis action Saturday afternoon. The loss puts the Dukes 2-3 on the Spring, 5-4 overall on the season.

Xavier grabbed the doubles point winning 1-8, 2-8, 4-8 at first, second and third doubles respectively.

Aside from McNamara's win, the only Duke to take a set was senior Sarah Shanahan who won 6-2 in the first set of fifth doubles before falling 3-6, 0-6 in the match. The win moved Xavier to 8-5 overall.

The Dukes are back in play as they host A-10 member St. Bonaventure this Friday, March 18, at 4:00 pm at the Oxford Athletic Club in Monroeville.




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