In its last action before Spring Break, the Gustavus women’s tennis team forged a 5-1 dual record last weekend, defeating Southwest Minnesota State (8-1), Saint Mary’s (9-0), Nebraska-Omaha (8-1), Augustana (S.D.) (9-0) and Concordia (6-0), while falling to Division I Drake University (6-1).
Jenny Arnfelt (So., Arden Hills, Minn.) went 7-0 in matches over the weekend, while Alex Burleigh (So., Verona, Wis.) and Laura Arnebeck (Fy., Hibbing, Minn.) was 6-0. Hannah Frericks (Jr., Sartell, Minn.) and Darcy Haubrick (Jr., Elk River, Minn.) each added five wins.
The Gusties opened the weekend with a 8-1 win over Southwest Minnesota State Friday night. Burleigh, Arnfelt, Arnebeck, Jill Bailey (Jr., Belle Plaine, Minn.) and Christine Reimer (Fy., Foley, Minn.) each picked up a win in singles and doubles play, while Pieper Brunsvold (So., Edina, Minn.) teamed with Reimer to add a win at #3 doubles.
Gustavus split its team Saturday, sending part to Des Moines to face Drake and Nebraska-Omaha, while keeping part at home for duals with Saint Mary’s and Augustana (S.D.). The Des Moines contingent picked up a split, falling to Drake before downing Nebraska-Omaha for the third time this season. Gustavus was swept in singles by the Bulldogs, but captured the doubles point with wins at #1 doubles by Tara Houlihan (Sr., Sioux Falls, S.D.) and Lyndsey Palen (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) and #2 doubles by Lauren Hom (Jr., Stevens Point, Wis.) and Marla Menne (Sr., White Bear Lake, Minn.). Hom, Houlihan, Palen, Menne and Jenni White (So., Cedar Rapids, Iowa) each picked up a pair of wins over UNO, while Jaime Gaard (Jr., Edina, Minn.) teamed with White for a win at #3 doubles before falling at #3 singles.
The group that remained in St. Peter posted a pair of shutouts over MIAC rival Saint Mary’s and Division II Augustana (S.D.). Burleigh, Arnfelt, Arnebeck, Frericks and Haubrick each posted 4-0 records Saturday, while Bailey and Erica Dobson (Fy., Vadnais Heights, Minn.) each finished 2-0 after splitting time at #6 singles and #3 doubles.
The Gusties wrapped up the weekend with a 6-0 win over Concordia at St. Cloud. Hom, Gaard, Frericks, White, Haubrick, Arnfelt each picked up singles wins. No doubles matches were contested.
Friday, March 10
Gustavus Adolphus 8, Southwest State (Minn.) 1
Saturday, March 11
Gustavus Adolphus 9, Saint Mary’s 0
Drake University 6, Gustavus Adolphus 1
Gustavus Adolphus 8, Nebraska-Omaha 1
Gustavus Adolphus 9, Augustana (S.D.) 0
Sunday, March 12
Gustavus Adolphus 6, Concordia-Moorhead 0