Women's Tennis Off To Solid Start At MVC Individuals
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Drake women’s tennis team fashioned a solid start to the Missouri Valley Conference Individuals on Friday (Oct. 4) advancing three singles players and two doubles teams, respectively, in the winners’ brackets.
Sophomore Lea Kozulic (Varazdin, Croatia) moved into the semifinal round of the No. 4 singles draw after besting Sarah Rodefeld of Bradley, 6-0, 6-0.
Sophomore Maddie Johnson (Onalaska, Wis.) stepped into the semifinals of the No. 5 singles bracket with a 6-0, 6-2 triumph past Carly Miles from Bradley.
Junior Amanda Dick (Kenosha, Wis.) also advanced in the No. 7 flight on the strength of a 7-5,6-1 decision over Sydney Wolfe of Northern Iowa.
In doubles, Nos. 2 and 3 tandems qualified moved forward in the main draw with 8-3 and 8-4 victories, respectively.
The MVC Individuals continue on Saturday (Oct. 5) with competition getting underway at 9:00 a.m.
OCT. 4, 2013 • ST. LOUIS, MO.
Natasha James (UE) def. Klavdija Rebol (DU), 6-3, 6-3
Klavdija Rebol (DU), 7-6 (1), won by retirement
Astrid Santos (UNI) def. Nell Boyd (DU), 7-5, 6-3
Nell Boyd (DU) def. Sierra Stone (ILST), 6-1, 6-3
Emmie Marx (ILST) def. Jordan Eggleston (DU), 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
Jordan Eggleston (DU), 3-6, 7-5, 7-3
Lea Kozulic (DU) def. Sarah Rodefeld (BU), 6-0, 6-0
Maddie Johnson (DU) def. Carly Miles (BU), 6-0, 6-2
Maddie Ballion (ILST) def. Mariel Ante (DU), 1-6, 6-1, 6-4
Amanda Dick (DU) def. Sydney Wolfe (UNI), 7-5, 6-1
Korey Love/Natasha Tomishima (SIU) def. Johnson/Kozulic (DU), 8-7 (5)
Boyd/Eggleston (DU) def. Polina Dozortseva/Anita Lee (SIU), 8-3
Ante/Rebol (DU) def. Ari Dechter/Meredith McDonaugh (BU), 8-4