WINTER PARK, Fla. (March 29, 2013) – No. 12 Rollins suffered their first lost at home on Friday, falling to Saint Leo, 5-4.

The Tars fell behind a point after doubles, with their one win coming in the No. 2 spot where Ashley Loft and Callie Whitlock defeated Emily Singleton and Phoebe Di Leo, 9-7. It was A. Loft and Whitlock’s third win in a row when paired together.

In singles, Elissa DeCampli upset #37 Coralie Pesenti 6-0, 6-3, in the No. 1 slot but Saint Leo took three of the remaining five matches to secure the victory.

Whitlock and A. Loft accounted for the other Rollins wins in singles, with Whitlock defeating Singleton 6-4, 6-2 in the No. 5 match and A. Loft downing Di Leo 2-6, 6-3, 7-5 in the No. 6 spot.

The Tars will be back in action Wednesday, Apr. 3 at home against Florida Tech. Play is set to begin at 3:30 p.m.

Tennis Match Results

Saint Leo vs Rollins

03/29/13 at Winter Park, Fla.

(Martin Complex)

#7 Saint Leo 5, #12 Rollins 4

Singles competition

1. Elissa DeCampli (RC) def. #37 Coralie Pesenti (SLW) 6-0, 6-3

2. Pauline Helgesson (SLW) def. Ashley Rosenberg (RC) 2-6, 6-4, 6-4

3. Maria Benkirane (SLW) def. Carli Davis (RC) 6-1, 6-3

4. Adrianna Daszkiewicz (SLW) def. Mariana Salvador (RC) 4-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-0

5. Callie Whitlock (RC) def. Emily Singleton (SLW) 6-4, 6-2

6. Ashley Loft (RC) def. Phoebe Di Leo (SLW) 2-6, 6-3, 7-5

Doubles competition

1. Pauline Helgesson/Maria Benkirane (SLW) def. Elissa DeCampli/Ashley Rosenberg (RC) 8-4

2. Ashley Loft/Callie Whitlock (RC) def. Emily Singleton/Phoebe Di Leo (SLW) 9-7

3. Adrianna Daszkiewicz/Coralie Pesenti (SLW) def. Mariana Salvador/Carli Davis (RC) 8-5

Match Notes:

Saint Leo 13-2; National ranking #7; Regional ranking #2

Rollins 12-3; National ranking #12; Regional ranking #5