Duluth, Minn. - The Gustavus Adolphus kicked off its 2013 spring season with a pair of 7-2 wins over the University of Minnesota Duluth and the College of St. Scholastica this weekend. The Gusties opened the trip to Duluth with a victory over UM-Duluth on Saturday and capped things off with win over St. Scholastica on Sunday to begin the season 2-0.
On Saturday, UM-Duluth got off to a strong start by taking two of three points in the doubles competition. The lone duo to record a win for the Gusties in doubles play was the senior tandem of Mallory Shellum (Sr., St. James, Minn.) and Heather Annis (Sr., Mapleton, Minn.) at the No. 1 position. Gustavus came roaring back to sweep all six points in singles, however to propel itself on to the 7-2 win.
1. Mallory Shellum (GAC) def. Alyssa Brunelly (UMD) 6-4, 6-2
2. Heather Annis (GAC) def. Kara Saemann (UMD) 6-3, 6-1
3. Maddie Lindstrom (GAC) def. Bailey Kolles (UMD) 6-0, 6-1
4. Sidney Dirks (GAC) def. Katie Lincoln (UMD) 6-0, 6-3
5. Annie Mahoney (GAC) def. Kelsey Cunningham (UMD) 6-1, 6-1
6. Samantha Silcox (GAC) def. Delaney Dobbs 6-4, 6-2
1. Mallory Shellum/Heather Annis (GAC) def. Alyssa Brunelli/Kara Saemann (UMD) 9-7
2. Bailey Kolles/Delany Dobbs (UMD) def. Laurel Krebsbach/Sidney Dirks (GAC) 8-3
3. Kelsey Cunningham/Katie Lincoln (UMD) def. Annie Mahoney/Maddie Lindstrom (GAC) 8-2
Gustavus got off to a stronger start on Sunday. The Gusties took two of the first three points in doubles action and would never look back. The Black and Gold went on to take five of the six singles points on the way to the 7-2 victory.
1. Laurel Krebsbach (GAC) def. Hillary Bungarden (CSS) 6-3, 6-4
2. Mallory Shellum (GAC) def. Rachael Zwiener (CSS) 7-5, 7-6 (7-5)
3. Alexis Gunderson (CSS) def. Heather Annis (GAC) 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 1-0 (10-5)
4. Maddie Lindstrom (GAC) def. Megan Lawrence (CSS) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2
5. Sidney Dirks (GAC) def. Kelli Johnson (CSS) 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (12-10)
6. Annie Mahoney (GAC) def. Alek Ochrymowicz (CSS) 6-2, 6-0
1. Hillary Bungarden/Alexis Gunderson (CSS) def. Mallory Shellum/Heather Annis (GAC) 8-5
2. Laurel Krebsbach/Sidney Dirks (GAC) def. Rachael Zwiener/Kelli Johnson (CSS) 8-4
3. Maddie Lindstrom/Annie Mahoney (GAC) def. Megan Lawrence/Alexa Herbst (CSS) 8-4