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Women's Tennis Defeats William Smith
Posted: Tuesday, March 17, 2009
ORLANDO, Fla. - The UW-Eau Claire women's tennis team won its third straight meet today with an 8-1 victory over William Smith College (N.Y.).
The Blugolds improve to 12-6 overall while William Smith falls to 3-1. Last season the Blugolds lost to William Smith 6-3 in Orlando.
Eau Claire swept singles competition and lost only at No. 3 doubles today.
In single's play, Brenna McCormick (Jr.-Greendale, Wis.) allowed only three points as she won 6-2, 6-1 in the No. 3 spot. Michelle Reinders (So.-Hartland, Wis./Arrowhead) picked up a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 5 while Emily Knudson (Fr.-Delano, Minn.) won 6-4, 6-2 at No. 6 singles. Courtney Lynne (Jr.-Rochester, Minn./Mayo) also won with a score of 6-4, 6-3 at No. 4 and Megan Born (Fr.-Antigo, Wis.) won at No. 2 singles 6-7, 7-6, 10-7. Gina Dahl (Jr.-Fort Atkinson, Wis.) competed in a close match at No. 1 singles but came up with a 6-2, 6-7 (6-8), 10-3 win.
Dahl and Lynne won in the No. 1 double spot 9-7 while McCormick and Emily Hiebl (Fr.-Wausau, Wis./East) won by the same score at No. 2.
Eau Claire will compete in one more meet Thursday to wrap up its spring break trip. The Blugolds will take on Franklin and Marshall College (Pa.) at 7:30 a.m.
- KM -