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Women's Tennis Defeats North Dakota 6-1 on Sunday
Release: 02/19/2012
Analese Snyder

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The Creighton women's tennis team wrapped up play with a 6-1 win over host North Dakota, finishing flawless on the weekend.  Creighton downed St. Cloud State 7-0 yesterday, not dropping a set in singles play, and surrendered just one point on Sunday.

The Bluejays won two-of-three in doubles play, as the Fighting Sioux's Stephanie Biehn and Stephanie Petsis opened up play with an 8-1 win over Kelsey Schmidt and Analese Snyder in the No. 1 doubles. 

Jennie Hartjes and Amanda Noonan outdueled Megan Sween and Sarah Stejskal 8-6 in the No. 2 doubles, and Mary McMullan and Elizabeth Vermillion defeated Mindy Lawrence and Lindsey Viegut 8-3 in the No. 3 spot.  The Bluejays went into singles play with the 1-0 lead.

Creighton won five-of-six singles matches on the day, dropping just the No. 3 singles.  Hartjes led things off at the No. 1 singles, defeating Stephanie Biehn 6-1, 6-2, followed by Schmidt defeating Megan Sween 6-2, 7-5 at the No. 2 singles.

The lone point for the Fighting Sioux came at the No. 3 singles, when Sarah Stejskal downed Snyder 6-2, 7-5. 

The Bluejays closed out play by winning the final three spots, started by McMullan defeating Mindy Lawrence 6-0, 6-1 at the No. 4 singles.  Vermillion then downed Hailey Whitman 6-1, 6-1 at the No. 5 singles and Taylor Koehrsen finished the day for the Jays with an 8-0 win over Lindsey Viegut in No. 6 singles.

The Jays will be back in action this weekend, when they host Arkansas Little-Rock on Thursday and then open Missouri Valley Conference play on Sunday, hosting Wichita State at 11:00 am.


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