Women’s Tennis Claims Regular Season Title with 9-0 Win Over Carleton

Posted on April 26th, 2005 by

The Gustavus women’s tennis team defeated Carleton College 9-0 on Friday in Burnsville. With the win, the Gusties improve to 10-0 in the MIAC, and clinch the #1 seed for the MIAC Championship, which will be played this weekend.

The win was the 145th consecutive regular season dual match win for the program. The Gusties have not lost a MIAC regular season dual match since March of 1991. This was Carleton’s first loss in MIAC play this season. Gustavus is now 26-2 overall.

1. Tara Houlihan (GA) defeated Sarah Russell (CRL) 7-6 (3), 7-6 (6)
2. Lauren Hom (GA) defeated Genevieve Philp (CRL) 6-1, 6-2
3. Kara Smiley (GA) defeated Diane Danforth (CRL) 6-2, 6-4
4. Lyndsey Palen (GA) defeated Christina Walker (CRL) 6-1, 6-0
5. Jaime Gaard (GA) defeated Abby Beggs (CRL) 7-5, 6-7 (9), 10-4
6. Marla Menne (GA) defeated Shelly Getzendanner (CRL) 7-6 (6), 6-1

1. Houlihan/Palen (GA) defeated Russell/Danforth (CRL) 8-1
2. Hom/Smiley (GA) defeated Beggs/Philp (CRL) 8-1
3. Menne/Jenni White (GA) defeated Lisa Ottum/Getzendanner (CRL) 8-4


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