Bulldogs Garner 7-0 Triumph Past Creighton
DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake women’s tennis team improved to 2-0 in the Missouri Valley Conference following a 7-0 triumph past Creighton on Saturday (April 6) at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.
The Bulldogs garnered the only point they needed in the affair with a sweep of the doubles competition. Registering the doubles tally on the No. 1 court was the tandem of junior Klavdija Rebol (Kranj, Slovenia) and freshman Jordan Eggleston (LaQuinta, Calif.), who bested Anna Kirshenbaum and Analese Snyder, 8-4.
Freshman Maddie Johnson (Onalaska, Wis.) extended Drake’s advantage to 2-0 in singles after posting a 6-2, 6-1 decision over Amanda Noonan at the No. 4 slot.
Sophomore Nell Boyd (Arlington Heights, Ill.) brought the Bulldogs to within a point of victory on the No. 5 court, dispatching Liz Vermillion, 6-2, 6-0.
Sealing the triumph for Drake with a 6-3, 6-0 win at No. 1 over Jennie Hartjes was Rebol.
Drake returns to action on Sunday (April 7) hosting Wichita State at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center. Match time is slated for 10:00 a.m.
DRAKE (9-7, 2-0 MVC) DEF. CREIGHTON (7-8, 0-2 MVC), 7-0
APRIL 6, 2013 • ROGER KNAPP TENNIS CENTER
No. 1 Klavdija Rebol (DU) def. Jennie Hartjes (CU), 6-3, 6-0
No. 2 Evy Van Genechten (DU) def. Analese Snyder (CU), 6-3, 6-7 (4), 10-7
No. 3 Lea Kozulic (DU) def. Anna Kirshenbaum (CU), 6-3, 6-3
No. 4 Maddie Johnson (DU) def. Amanda Noonan (CU), 6-2, 6-1
No. 5 Nell Boyd (DU) def. Liz Vermillion (CU), 6-2, 6-0
No. 6 Mariel Ante (DU) def. Taylor Koehrsen (CU), 7-6 (4), 6-3
Order of finish: 4,5,1,3,6,2
No. 1 Eggleston/Rebol (DU) def. Kirshenbaum/Snyder (CU), 8-4
No. 2 Johnson/Kozulic (DU) def. Hartjes/Noonan (CU), 8-2
No. 3 Ante/Ali Patterson (DU) def. Sam Anderson/Vermillion (CU), 8-4Order of finish: 2,1,3