La Salle Drops Home Opener to Millersville, 8-1

Tonya Rice claims the only singles win for La Salle


Lauren Perry competed in singles and doubles competition on Sunday

Sept. 9, 2008

Philadelphia, PA – The La Salle women’s tennis team opened up the 2008 season as they hosted Millersville University on Sunday, September 7 at Belfield Courts. Tonya Rice won second singles for La Salle after defeating Jenny Habecker in three sets (6-4, 7-6, 7-4), but that would be the only victorious feeling the Explorers would get as they went on to drop their first match of the season, 8-1.

La Salle vs Millersville

Sunday, September 7

Philadelphia, PA

La Salle 1 – Millersville 8

Singles:

1. Konas (MU) def. Lauren Perry (LSU) – 3-6, 7-5, (10-5)

2. Rice (LSU) def. Jenny Habecker (MU) – 6-4, 7-6, (7-4)

3. Knappenberger (MU) def. Courtney Babo (LSU) – 6-2, 6-2

4. DeStefano (MU) def. Pearl Wilkins (LSU) – 6-1, 6-0

5. Souders (MU) def. Jessica Osilin (LSU) – 6-1, 6-1

6. Powers (MU) def. Francesca Delia (LSU) – 6-1, 6-0

 

Doubles:

1. Habecker/Konas (MU) def. Perry/Rice (LSU) – 8-5


 

 

2. DeStefano/Knappenberger (MU) def. Babo/Wilkins (LSU) – 8-4

3. Powers/Souders (MU) def. Caffrey/Silverio (LSU) – 8-0

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