Women’s Tennis Caps Weekend With 9-0 Win Over St. Catherine

Posted on April 17th, 2011 by

Megan Gaard reaches to keep the point alive.

The Gustavus women’s tennis team made it a perfect 3-0 weekend by defeating St. Catherine 9-0 on Sunday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn.  The Gusties improve to 13-9 overall and 6-0 in the MIAC with the win.  St. Catherine falls to 6-7 overall and 2-5 in the MIAC.  The Gusties swept both the singles and doubles competition in the match.  Sam Frank recorded her 20th win of the season by topping Lauren Beadnell in straight sets 6-0, 6-0 at #1 singles.  It is Frank’s first 20-win season since her first collegiate year.

The Gusties will take a weekend off before traveling to Northfield, Minn. to take on the #20-ranked Carleton Knights on Saturday, April 30 at 3:00 p.m .  Carleton is currently unbeaten in conference play with a 7-0 record.

Photo Gallery

Singles Competition

1. Sam Frank (GAC) def. Lauren Beadnell (SCU) 6-0, 6-0

2. Megan Gaard (GAC) def. Michaela Burroughs (SCU) 6-0, 6-2

3. Marianne Barau (GAC) def. Kasie Rust (SCU) 6-0, 6-0

4. Alex Erickson (GAC) def. Mackenzie Weber (SCU) 6-1, 6-0

5. Mallory Shellum (GAC) def. Megan Buysse (SCU) 6-3, 6-2

6. Heather Annis (GAC) def. Skye Coughlin (SCU) 6-4, 6-0

Doubles Competition

1. Sam Frank/Megan Gaard (GAC) def. Michaela Burroughs/Danielle Munsterman (SCU) 8-2

2. Alex Erickson/Marianne Barau (GAC) def. Lauren Beadnell/Skye Coughlin (SCU) 8-1

3. Julie Bardenwerper/Heather Annis (GAC) def. Kasie Rust/Mackenzie Weber (SCU) 8-1


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