Ithaca Ends Lions Road Trip With Loss

Ithaca Ends Lions Road Trip With Loss

Hilton Head S.C. - The Penn State Harrisburg women's tennis team finished their four day road trip facing off against the Ithaca Bombers .  Depite the 9-0 defeat, the women are headed home with some well needed matches as they prepare for Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) play.  

The Lions Laura Lin () came the closest to getting Harrisburg on the board with her 6-2 and 6-3 loss at the #4 spot.  Joyce Cheng also got on the board with her two wins, but the rest of the Blue and White were shut out in singles.  

Harrisburg did better in doubles play with Theodora Avramidis/ Stephanie Harnden and Morgan Acker/Lin both forcing additional games.  The Lions had a tough trip while gaining valuable experience and spending plenty of time bonding as a team.  

Penn State Harrisburg gets a few days off and before hosting formal NEAC rival Penn State Berks Tuesday March 18th at 3:30.  


Tennis Match Results
Penn State Harrisburg vs Ithaca
03/13/14 at Hilton Head Island, S.C.
(Hilton Head Middle School)

Ithaca 9, Penn State Harrisburg 0

 Singles competition 
1. Haley Kusak (IC) def. Theodora Avramidis (PSH) 6-0, 6-0
2. Carly Siegel (IC) def. Stephanie Harnden (PSH) 6-0, 6-0
3. Allison Vizgaitis (IC) def. Morgan Acker (PSH) 6-0, 6-0
4. Jodi Grosberg (IC) def. Laura Lin (PSH) 6-2, 6-3
5. Sydney Greenspan (IC) def. Abby Li (PSH) 6-0, 6-0
6. Chessa Mehlman (IC) def. Joyce Cheng (PSH) 6-0, 6-2

 Doubles competition 
1. Haley Kusak/Carly Siegel (IC) def. Theodora Avramidis/Stephanie Harnden (PSH) 8-3
2. Alyssa Steinweis/Allison Vizgaitis (IC) def. Morgan Acker/Laura Lin (PSH) 8-2
3. Kelly Fishback/Maddie Overholt (IC) def. Joyce Cheng/Abby Li (PSH) 8-0

Match Notes:
Penn State Harrisburg 1-8
Ithaca 12-2

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (5,6,3,4,2,1)