Drake Registers 7-0 Triumph Past Gustavus Adolphus
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Drake women’s tennis team recorded its third consecutive victory on Saturday (Feb. 15) on the strength of a 7-0 triumph past Gustavus Adolphus (0-1) at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.
The Bulldogs (3-1) assumed a lead they didn’t relinquish in the match after collecting the doubles tally with wins at the Nos. 2 and 3 positions. Clinching the deciding tally with an 8-1 victory at the No. 2 spot was the tandem of junior Nell Boyd (Arlington Heights, Ill.) and senior Klavdija Rebol (Kranj, Slovenia).
In singles, Boyd pushed Drake’s advantage to 2-0 besting Aryn Eckstrom at No. 4, 6-0, 6-0.
Sophomore Maddie Johnson (Onalaska, Wis.) stretched the lead to 3-0 dispatching Sidney Dirks at No. 3, 6-0,6-0.
Sophomore Jordan Eggleston (LaQuinta, Calif.) clinched the victory for Drake netting a 6-0, 6-0 decision over Annie Mahoney on the No. 6 court.
Drake returns to action on Friday (Feb. 21) welcoming former Missouri Valley Conference rival Creighton to the Roger Knapp Tennis Center. Match time is slated for 6:00 p.m.
DRAKE (3-1) DEF. GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS (0-1), 7-0
FEB. 15, 2014 • ROGER KNAPP TENNIS CENTER
No. 1 Mariel Ante (DU) def. Michaela Schulz (GA), 6-0, 6-1
No. 2 Klavdija Rebol (DU) def. Laurel Krebsbach (GA), 6-4, 6-1
No. 3 Maddie Johnson (DU) def. Sidney Dirks (GA), 6-0, 6-0
No. 4 Nell Boyd (DU) def. Aryn Eckstrom (GA), 6-0, 6-0
No. 5 Lea Kozulic (DU) def. Lizzy Stanczyk (GA), 6-1, 6-0
No. 6 Jordan Eggleston (DU) def. Annie Mahoney (GA), 6-0. 6-0
Order of Finish: 4,3,6,1,2,5
No. 1 Johnson/Kozulic (DU) leading Krebsbach/Schulz (GA), 3-1 unfinished
No. 2 Boyd/Rebol (DU) def. Dirks/Mahoney (GA), 8-1
No. 3 Ante/Eggleston (DU) def. Calleigh Carlson/Stanczyk (GA), 8-1
Order of Finish: 3,2