Women’s Tennis Drops Season Opener 9-0 To Hawaii Pacific

Posted on February 4th, 2012 by

Laurel Krebsbach (seen above) was deadlocked in a back-and-forth battle with Vivian Hansen at #3 singles. Hansen went on to win 7-5, 7-5.

The Gustavus women’s tennis team began its 2012 spring campaign with a 9-0 loss to Hawaii Pacific University on Friday afternoon in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Hawaii Pacific, who is ranked No. 5 in NCAA Division II according to the final fall rankings put out by Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), earns its first win of the season after a sweep of both singles and doubles.

The Gustavus women’s tennis team will return to sunny Minnesota and be back on the court Saturday, Feb. 11 when it takes on Augustana College at 2:00 p.m. at the Swanson Tennis Center.

Singles competition

1. Zora Vlckova (HPU-WT) def. Megan Gaard (GAC) 6-0, 6-0

2. Celina Goetti (HPU-WT) def. Alex Erickson (GAC) 6-1, 6-0

3. Vivian Hansen (HPU-WT) def. Laurel Krebsbach (GAC) 7-5, 7-5

4. Magdalena Smejova (HPU-WT) def. Mary Roop (GAC) 6-0, 6-0

5. Ielyzaveta Rybakova (HPU-WT) def. Annie Mahoney (GAC) 6-3, 6-1

6. Carrie Shuler (HPU-WT) def. Emily Roediger (GAC) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles competition

1. Vivian Hansen/Celina Goetti (HPU-WT) def. Megan Gaard/Laurel Krebsbach (GAC) 8-4

2. Zora Vlckova/Lea Kruse-Utermann (HPU-WT) def. Mary Roop/Alex Erickson (GAC) 8-3

3. Ielyzaveta Rybakova/Magdalena Smejova (HPU-WT) def. Annie Mahoney/Mallory Shellum (GAC) 8-3


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