ST. LOUIS, Mo. -
Sophomore Maddie Johnson
(Onalaska, Wis.) captured her second singles crown of the fall campaign to spark the Drake women's tennis team to a pair of championships on the final day of the Missouri Valley Conference Individuals on Sunday (Oct. 6).
Johnson registered a come-from-behind, 0-6, 6-1, 6-1, triumph past Kadi Ilves of Illinois State to win the No. 5 singles draw.
In doubles, the tandem of junior Nell Boyd (Arlington Heights, Ill.) and sophomore Jordan Eggleston (LaQuinta, Calif.) garnered the No. 2 flight title dispatching Julia Schiller and Abby Stevens of Wichita State, 8-5.
The Bulldogs also benefitted from consolation singles victories courtesy of sophomores Lea Kozulic (Varazdin, Croatia) and Mariel Ante (Riverside, Calif.) in the Nos. 4 and 6 draws, respectively.
In consolation doubles action, the tandems of Johnson and Kozulic and Ante and senior Klavdija Rebol (Kranj, Slovenia) posted triumphs at the Nos. 1 and 3 flights.
Drake resumes its fall campaign traveling to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Central Regional (Oct. 17-19) in Norman, Okla.
OCT. 6, 2013 • ST. LOUIS, MO.
Marketa Trousilova (UE) def. Nell Boyd, Nell (DU), 7-6 (0), 4-6, 10-8
Lea Kozulic (DU) def. Krissy Lankelma (UNI), 6-7 (5), 6-1, 10-7
Maddie Johnson (DU) def. Kadi Ilves (ILST), 0-6, 6-1, 6-1
Mariel Ante (DU) def. Cassia Wojtalik (BU), 6-2, 6-0
Jordyn Kearney (UNI) def. Amanda Dick (DU), won by default
Johnson/Kozulic (DU) def. Erica Medlin/Jieke Stroobant (UNI), 8-1
Boyd/Jordan Eggleston (DU) def. Julia Schiller/Abby Stevens (WSU), 8-5
Ante/Klavdija Rebol (DU) def. Ariadna Cairo Baza/Gisela Cairo Baza (SIU), 8-5