FEBRUARY 18, 2012
DES MOINES, Iowa - Rolling
of its seventh-consecutive victory, the Drake women's tennis team registered a
6-1 triumph over UMKC on Saturday (Feb. 18) at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.
The Bulldogs garnered victories at the top two doubles positions to
assume a lead they didn't relinquish en route to improving to 5-0 at home this
Clinching the deciding tally in doubles with an 8-3 win at No. 1 was the
tandem of senior Gabriela Demos
(Chesterfield, Mo.) and junior Manca Krizman (Solkan, Slovenia).
Freshman Nell Boyd (Arlington
Heights, Ill.) and Demos extended Drake's margin to within a point of victory
with decisions at the Nos. 3 and 4 singles slots.
Boyd bested Suzan Lisenby at No. 3, 6-0, 6-1, while Demos downed Amelie
Amsallem at No. 4, 6-1, 6-0.
The Kangaroos claimed the win at No. 6 before senior Jessica Aguilera (Santa Cruz, Bolivia)
sealed the triumph dispatching of Jillian Yakominich at No. 5, 6-0, 6-1.
Rounding out the Bulldogs' victory total on the top-two courts were
sophomore Klavdija Rebol (Kranj,
Slovenia) and Krizman.
DRAKE (8-1) DEF. UMKC (1-4), 6-1
FEBRUARY 18, 2012 • ROGER KNAPP
No. 1 Klavdija Rebol (DU) def. Eva Dalvai (UMKC), 6-0, 2-6, 6-2
No. 2 Manca Krizman (DU) def. Laura Bouet (UMKC), 6-2, 6-4
No. 3 Nell Boyd (DU) def. Suzan Lisenby (UMKC), 6-0, 6-1
No. 4 Gabriela Demos (DU) def. Amelie Amsallem (UMKC), 6-1, 6-0
No. 5 Jessica Aguilera (DU) def. Jillian Yakominich (UMKC), 6-0, 6-1
No. 6 Madeline Schulte (UMKC) def. Ali Patterson (DU), 6-0, 6-3
Order of finish:
No. 1 Demos/Krizman (DU) def. Bouet/Dalvai (UMKC), 8-3
No. 2 Aguilera/Rebol (DU) def. Amsallem/Lisenby (UMKC), 8-1
No. 3 Gabriela Pintos/Schulte (UMKC) def. Amanda Aragon/Boyd (DU), 8-3
Order of finish: (2,1,3)