Women’s Tennis Kicks Off MIAC Schedule With Wins Over Concordia And Macalester

Posted on February 19th, 2012 by

Rookie Annie Mahoney picked up the first individual MIAC win of her career by defeating Concordia's Anna Rasmussen 6-0, 6-3 at No. 5 singles.

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus women’s tennis kicked off its 2012 conference schedule with wins over Concordia and Macalester on Saturday at the Swanson Tennis Center.  The Gusties defeated Concordia 8-1 in the morning before sweeping Macalester 9-0 later in the afternoon.  Gustavus is now 3-1 overall and 2-0 in league play.

“The team took care of business and responded well to playing a pair of early-season conference matches,” said assistant coach Heidi Carlson.  “It was good to see us come out with a lot of fire and energy early.  Hopefully we will carry this momentum with us when he hit the road next weekend.”

Next weekend, part of the team will travel to Winona, Minn. to take on Saint Mary’s on Saturday, Feb. 26 at 10:00 a.m., while select members will travel to St. Joseph, Mo. to take part in the two-day Missouri Western Tournament on Feb. 25-26.

Gustavus 8 def. Concordia 1

Singles competition

1. Andrea Rognlien (CC) def. Megan Gaard (GAC) 6-2, 7-5

2. Alex Erickson (GAC) def. Julie Olson (CC) 6-0, 6-0

3. Laurel Krebsbach (GAC) def. Andrea Koskiniemi (CC) 6-2, 6-1

4. Megan Born (GAC) def. Emma Koskiniemi (CC) 6-1, 6-1

5. Annie Mahoney (GAC) def. Anna Rasmussen (CC) 6-0, 6-3

6. Sophie Horton (GAC) def. Laura Hintzen (CC) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. Megan Gaard/Laurel Krebsbach (GAC) def. Andrea Rognlien/Emma Koskiniemi (CC) 8-3

2. Alex Erickson/Megan Born (GAC) def. Julie Olson/Andrea Koskiniemi (CC) 8-1

3. Mallory Shellum/Heather Annis (GAC) def. Kelly Kalvoda/Chelsie McGraw (CC) 8-3

Gustavus 9 def. Macalester 0

Singles competition

1. Alex Erickson (GAC) def. Katelyn Glenna (MAC) 6-3, 6-1

2. Laurel Krebsbach (GAC) def. Paige Schaefer (MAC) 6-2, 6-2

3. Megan Born (GAC) def. Alicia Roopchand (MAC) 6-1, 6-1

4. Mary Roop (GAC) def. Gabby Queenan (MAC) 6-2, 6-0

5. Mallory Shellum (GAC) def. Lucy Miner (MAC) 6-2, 6-1

6. Sophie Horton (GAC) def. Sarah Couser (MAC) 6-1, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. Megan Gaard/Laurel Krebsbach (GAC) def. Katelyn Glenna/Gabby Queenan (MAC) 8-0

2. Alex Erickson/Megan Born (GAC) def. Paige Schaefer/Alicia Roopchand (MAC) 8-0

3. Mary Roop/Annie Mahoney (GAC) def. Sarah Couser/Lucy Miner (MAC) 8-1


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