Caitlin Ogrizovich wins, but UMass Boston defeats Western netters, 8-1


DANBURY, CT (Oct. 9) — Western Connecticut's Caitlin Ogrizovich (New Fairfield, CT) earned the Colonials first singles victory in the past six matches, but visiting University of Massachusetts Boston went on to captured the match, 8-1, at Westside Courts on Tuesday afternoon.

Ogrizovich defeated Hieu Nguyen, 6-3, 6-7, (10-3) at number one singles, to stop a string of five-straight 9-0 losses by the Colonials.

The Beacons, 3-7 overall improved to 1-5 in the Little East Conference. They were led by Samantha Counts, who captured her second flight singles match over Alyssa Panasci (Goshen, CT) 6-0 and 6-3 after teaming with Nguyen at top doubles to defeat Panasci and Nicole Salamacha (Winsted, CT), 8-1.

Western plays host to St. Joseph University (CT) on Wednesday at 4 pm. The Colonials, now 1-7 overall and 0-6 in the LEC, defeated SJU, 5-4 back on September 20 in Hartford.

Tennis Match Results
UMass Boston vs Western Connecticut Women
Oct 09, 2012 at Danbury, Conn.
(Westside Courts)

UMass Boston 8, Western Connecticut Women 1

Singles competition
1. Caitlin Ogrizovich (WCSUW) def. Hieu Nguyen (UMBWT) 6-3, 6-7, 10-3
2. Samantha Counts (UMBWT) def. Alyssa Panasci (WCSUW) 6-0, 6-3
3. Imani Williams (UMBWT) def. Nicole Salamacha (WCSUW) 6-4, 6-0
4. Stephony Reeves (UMBWT) def. Jessica Arconti (WCSUW) 6-0, 6-1
5. Solveig Castelli (UMBWT) def. Valerie Scaglione (WCSUW) 6-0, 6-1
6. Shihyu Yang (UMBWT) def. Ashlie Morris (WCSUW) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Samantha Counts/Hieu Nguyen (UMBWT) def. Nicole Salamacha/Alyssa Panasci (WCSUW) 8-1
2. Imani Williams/Shihyu Yang (UMBWT) def. Caitlin Ogrizovich/Valerie Scaglione (WCSUW) 8-4
3. Solveig Castelli/Stephony Reeves (UMBWT) def. Ashlie Morris/Candace Lawrence (WCSUW) 8-0

Match Notes:
UMass Boston 3-7, 1-5 LEC
Western Connecticut Women 1-7, 0-6 LEC