Gustavus Women’s Tennis Performs Well In First Day at Gopher Invitational

Posted on September 13th, 2008 by

The Gustavus women’s tennis team kicked off its fall season at the Gopher Invitational hosted by the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis on Friday. The Gusties are the only non-Division I program in the 10-team field. Sophomore Marianne Barau and first year Mary Roop both went 2-0 in singles play on the first day. The tournament will continue all day Saturday and wrap up with finals on Sunday.

The very challenging tournament fields includes teams from host Minnesota, University of Nebraska, Louisiana State University, University of Iowa, Iowa State University, Air Force Academy, Eastern Michigan University, University of Northern Iowa, and South Dakota State University.

First day singles results for Gustavus included:
Marianne Barau defeated Amy Sanborn (SDSU) 6-0, 6-1
Mary Roop defeated Nellie Bloomberg (SDSU) 6-2, 0-6 (10-5)
Marianne Barau defeated Megan McDougall (SDSU) 6-1, 7-5
Mary Roop defeated Katie Elifson (SDSU) 6-4, 6-2
Brittany Templin defeated Caitlin Brannen (SDSU) 6-3, 6-2
Julie Bardenwerper lost to Diana Mendez (N. Iowa) 3-6, 3-6
Brittany Templin lost to Marianne Cicmanec (Nebraska) 4-6, 1-6
Christine Reimer lost to Erlyn Rudico (Air Force) 2-6, 6-7
Christine Reimer defeated Emma Wylie (SDSU) 6-3, 6-0
Erica Dobson lost to Peta Forsyth (Minnesota) 1-6, 1-6
Erica Dobson lost to Meghan Kiser (Air Force) 2-6, 2-6
Megan Gaard defeated Laia Gonzalez-Garrido (N. Iowa) 6-2, default
Megan Gaard lost to Ashley Finnegan (Nebraska) 3-6, 3-6
Sam Frank lost to Nicole Kantor (LSU) 0-6, 1-6
Sam Frank lost to Magdalena Wiecha (Minnesota) 1-6, 1-6

First Day Doubles Results
Dobson/Reimer lost to Forsyth/Tusler (Minnesota) 6-8
Frank/Gaard defeated Poggensee/Wei-Dorr (Iowa) 8-5
Barau/Roop defeated Jansen/Bloomberg (SDSU) 8-3
Bardenwerper/Templin lost to Bridges/Cicmanec (Nebraska) score not available


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