Women’s Tennis Defeats Wheaton 5-2 At Midwest Invitational

Posted on April 4th, 2008 by

On a sunny day in Madison, Wis., the 13th-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team defeated 25th-ranked Wheaton (IL) 5-2 in the second round of the Midwest Invitational, as the Gusties earned a first-round bye in the tournament. Gustavus, which is now 13-6 overall, will face sixth-ranked Denison at the Midwest Invitational in Madison, Wis. on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. followed by a match at 2:30 p.m. regardless of the outcome of the morning match.

The Gusties got out to an early 2-1 lead after the completion of doubles play as the #1 doubles tandem of Jenni White and Sierra Krebsbach and the #2 doubles duo of Sam Frank and Ali O’Neal prevailed by the scores of 8-6 and 8-2, respectively.

Ali O’Neal dropped the first set, 5-7, against Brooke Parrish at #3 singles before winning the second set and the third set tiebreaker, 6-1 and 10-2. Sierra Krebsbach and Sam Frank provided straight set wins for the Gusties at the #2 and #4 singles spots. Wheaton’s Jordan Hook, the top-ranked singles player in the Central Region, defeated Jenni White 6-2, 7-5. After the match was decided, play was suspended as Gustavus’ Erica Dobson lost the first set to Sara Federschmidt and Gustavus’ Jenny Arnfelt won the first set against Kayli Edwards.

Singles
#1 – Jordan Hook (WC) defeated Jenni White (GA) 6-2, 7-5
#2 – Sierra Krebsbach (GA) defeated Shannon Hale (WC) 6-2, 7-5
#3 – Ali O’Neal (GA) defeated Brooke Parrish (WC) 5-7, 6-1, 10-2
#4 – Sam Frank (GA) defeated Brittney Dunn (WC) 6-1, 6-3
#5 – Sara Federschmidt (WC) led Erica Dobson (GA) 6-2, 1-0 unfinished
#6 – Jenny Arnfelt (GA) led Kayli Edwards (WC) 6-2, 1-1 unfinished

Doubles
#1 – White/Krebsbach (GA) defeated Hook/Federschmidt (WC) 8-6
#2 – Frank/O’Neal (GA) defeated Parrish/Jill Casserly (WC) 8-2
#3 – Dunn/Kayli Edwards (WC) defeated Dobson/Arnfelt (GA) score not available

 

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