Women's Tennis Defeats North Dakota 6-1 on Sunday
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.