Women’s Tennis Wins Fifth Straight, 9-0 Over St. Olaf

Posted on April 27th, 2012 by

Mallory Shellum picked up her team-high 20th win of the season in singles play with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Erin Hynes at No. 5 singles.

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus women’s tennis team is beginning to heat up down the backstretch of the regular season, picking up another win this afternoon by defeating St. Olaf by the score of 9-0 at the Brown Outdoor Courts.  The Gusties improve to 15-7 overall and 8-0 in the MIAC. Gustavus has swept its opponent in three-straight matches, completing those wins with straight-set victories across the board.  St. Olaf ends its conference season with a mark of 7-3 and is now 10-3 overall.

“I’m very pleased with the way the team came out and competed today.  We are beginning to hit our stride and that’s a great sign heading into our final two conference matches of the season,” said Head Coach Jon Carlson.

The Gustavus women’s tennis team will be back on the court Saturday, April 28 when it takes on Bethel at 9:30 a.m. in St. Paul.

Photo Gallery

Singles Competition

1. Alex Erickson (GAC) def. Christine Muller (STO) 6-1, 6-1

2. Megan Gaard (GAC) def. Caitlin Harper (STO) 6-3, 6-3

3. Laurel Krebsbach (GAC) def. Julia Ellis (STO) 6-0, 6-1

4. Megan Born (GAC) def. Kristi Kroker (STO) 7-6 (7-4), 6-2

5. Mallory Shellum (GAC) def. Erin Hynes (STO) 6-3, 6-2

6. Mary Roop (GAC) def. Lizzie Carlson (STO) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles Competition

1. Megan Gaard/Laurel Krebsbach (GAC) def. Caitlin Harper/Christine Muller (STO) 8-5

2. Megan Born/Alex Erickson (GAC) def. Kristi Kroker/Julia Ellis (STO) 8-5

3. Mary Roop/Annie Mahoney (GAC) def. Caitlin Owsley/Lizzy Eggert (STO) 8-6

Order of Fnish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (,3,1,6,2,5,4)


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