(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) – Walsh dropped its second and final match of spring break with a 6-3 defeat at the hands of St. Petersburg College on Wednesday afternoon. The Cavaliers dropped to 4-6 on the season, while the Titans are now 5-3.
Pavarnee Karimpour and Sofia Khairutdinova provided the first point with a win at third doubles against Marla Mesa Montoya and Jessica Delarosa-Zimring by a score of 8-4.
Crara Drasch scored another point at third singles against Barbara Damiani. The match was the closest of all nine as Drasch edged Damiani 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-4) for the win. Victoria Ambrosio provided the final point as she made short work of Delarosa-Zimring at sixth singles 6-2, 6-0.
Walsh returns to action with a non-conference home contest against Mercyhurst on Friday, March 16, with a 6 p.m. start.
1. Momose / Damiani (SPC) def. Fernandez / Drasch (WU) 8-3
2. Karcher / Wirlitsch (SPC) def. Kacalova / Razum (WU) 8-4
3. Khairutdinova / Karimpour (WU) def. Mesa Montoya / Delarosa-Zimring.
1. Momose (SPC) def. Fernandez (WU) 6-4, 6-1
2. Karcher (SPC) def. Kacalova (WU) 6-1, 6-0
3. Drasch (WU) def. Damiani (SPC) 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-4)
4. Wirlitsch (SPC) def. Razum (WU) 6-6, retired
5. Mesa Montoya (SPC) def. Khairutdinova (WU) 6-4, 6-4
6. Ambrosio (WU) def. Delarosa-Zimring (WRT) 6-2, 6-0