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Women’s Tennis Blanks Saint Joseph’s in A-10 Quarterfinals

by | Apr 28, 2022

The Wildcats earned their first win at the 2022 A-10 Tournament.


DAVIDSON, N.C. – Davidson women’s tennis has advanced to the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Championship Tournament after shutting out Saint Joseph’s 4-0 on Thursday. The semifinals will be played on Fri., April 28 at 5:30 pm EST. 

The ‘Cats and Hawks had each won a doubles match and it came down to the duo of Emma Heiderscheit and Franny Shea, who secured the doubles point with their 6-4 victory. 

Kavya Patel was the first to finish for Davidson on court 4, only giving up one set in her 6-1, 6-0 match win to put the ‘Cats up 2-0. Daniela Porges was next on court 6 with a similar score as her teammate, taking a 6-0, 6-1 victory over her opponent from St. Joe’s. 

The Wildcats were up 3-0 at this point and needed one more singles victory to secure the match. Josie Schaffer came through for the ‘Cats, defeating her opponent 6-3, 6-2 on court 1 and clinched the match for Davidson. 

#4 DAVIDSON def. #12 SAINT JOSEPH’S, 4-0

1. Josie Schaffer (DAV) def. Amanda Nava (SJU) 6-3, 6-2
2. Stow Weiss (SJU) vs. Elizabeth Truluck (DAV), 6-1, 5-5, DNF
3. Emma Heiderscheit (DAV) vs. Emily Elliott (SJU), 7-5, 1-4, DNF
4. Kavya Patel (DAV) def. Sophia Amato (SJU) 6-1, 6-0
5. Franny Shea (DAV) vs. Fabiana Tort-Umpierre (SJU), 6-3, 2-4
6. Daniela Porges (DAV) def. Ireland Amato (SJU), 6-0, 6-1
Order of Finish: 4, 6, 1

1. Amanda Nava/Stow Weiss (SJU) def. Josie Schaffer/Kavya Patel (DAV), 6-0
2. Mira Gladstone/Elizabeth Truluck (DAV) def. Anna Kirk/Emily Elliott (SJU), 6-3
3. Emma Heiderscheit/Franny Shea (DAV) def. Paige Conrad/Alex Kramer (SJU), 6-4
Order of Finish: 1, 2, 3

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