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Junior Jennie Hartjes claimed the team match point against Quinnipiac Tuesday.
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Women’s Tennis Extends Win Streak to Four with Pair of Wins

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Creighton women’s tennis team swept both of its matches Tuesday, edging Quinnipiac 4-3 before blanking St. Ambrose 7-0 at Oak Street Park in Kissimmee, Fla.

Creighton (6-6) earned its fourth straight win with the pair of victories.  CU junior Jennie Hartjes clinched the team match point against Quinnipiac (2-7) in the last match of the day on court one. The Jays swept both doubles and singles matches against St. Ambrose (1-8) in the nightcap.

After dropping the doubles point in match one Creighton claimed four the six singles matches winning at Nos. 1, 2, 4 and 6. Hartjes and freshman Katherine Nelsen won at No. 1 doubles 8-3 but the Bobcats earned a pair of 8-4 wins on courts two and three to take the point.

Junior Liz Vermillion even the match at 1-1 after a 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 6 singles. Senior Analese Snyder gave CU a 2-1 lead with a 6-1, 6-3 victory on court two. Nelsen made it a 3-1 advantage for the Jays after a 6-3, 6-1 outing. QU then even the match at 3-3 with wins on courts four and five. Hartjes came through at the No. 1 spot with a tight 7-6(2), 7-6 (5) victory to secure the team victory at 4-3.

In match two, the Bluejays swept the doubles point with 8-0 victories on courts one and three to give CU a 1-0 lead.

All six Bluejays dominated in straight sets. No Creighton player surrendered more than one total game in a match.

Creighton juniors Amanda Noonan and Liz Vermillion posted wins at No. 3 and No. 4 singles, respectively, each surrendering just one game. CU sophomore Karlin Naslund blanked her opponent on court five while freshman Simone Hussussian won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 6 singles. Hartjes and Snyder also claimed straight set wins.

Creighton will stay in Florida this week and will face Wesleyan on Thursday.

Quinnipiac vs. Creighton

Mar 11, 2014 at Kissimmee, Fla.

(Oak Street Park)


Creighton 4, Quinnipiac 3



1. Jennie Hartjes (CU) def. Sophia Dzulynsky (QU) 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-5)

2. Analese Snyder (CU) def. Sydney Young (QU) 6-1, 6-3

3. Katherine Nelsen (CU) def. Kelsi Oliphant (QU) 6-3, 6-1

4. Mary Chupa (QU) def. Amanda Noonan (CU) 7-5, 6-3

5. Ariana Launie (QU) def. Sam Anderson (CU) 2-6, 6-3, 6-3

6. Liz Vermillion (CU) def. Daniella Reyes (QU) 6-3, 6-4



1. Hartjes/Nelsen (CU) def. Dzulynsky/Chupa (QU) 8-3

2. Michelle Dassa/Young (QU) def. Anderson/Snyder (CU) 8-4

3. Oliphant/Launie (QU) def. Noonan/Vermillion (CU) 8-4

Order of finish: Singles (6,2,3,5,4,1)

St. Ambrose vs. Creighton

Mar 11, 2014 at Kissimmee, Fla.

(Oak Street Park)


Creighton 7, St. Ambrose 0



1. Jennie Hartjes (CU) def. Heather Matejka (SA) 6-0, 6-0

2. Analese Snyder (CU) def. Allie DeRoo (SA) 6-0, 6-1

3. Amanda Noonan (CU) def. Emily Daniels (SA) 6-0, 6-1

4. Liz Vermillion (CU) def. Karissa Kalous (SA) 6-1, 6-0

5. Karlin Naslund (CU) def. Amanda Aronson (SA) 6-0, 6-0

6. Simone Hussussian (CU) def. Tasha Olson (SA) 6-0, 6-1



1. Vermillion/Katherine Nelsen (CU) def. Matejka/Samantha Rochkus (SA) 8-0

2. Naslund/Noonan (CU) def. Daniels/DeRoo (SA) 8-4

3. Hussussian/Sam Anderson (CU) def. Alyssa Dlouhy/Olivia Lofgren (SA) 8-0

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