Women’s Tennis Defeats Saint Mary’s 9-0

Posted on April 10th, 2016 by

Katie Aney won twice on Sunday to help Gustavus to its fifth MIAC victory. (Photo courtesy of Blake Dirks)

WINONA, Minn. – Less than 24 hours after earning an 8-1 win over St. Catherine University, the Gustavus Adolphus College women’s tennis team earned a 9-0 victory over Saint Mary’s University in a match played Sunday morning at the Winona Indoor Tennis Center. The Gusties are now 14-6 overall and 5-0 in the MIAC.

“I’m proud of the way the team competed both last night and this morning,” said Coach Jon Carlson. “We knew we would be pushed in both matches, and I thought the team handled each of their individual situations well. We’re looking forward to taking this momentum into two more big matches this next weekend.”

Gustavus continues its stretch of conference play next weekend with two crucial league matches with St. Olaf and defending MIAC Playoff Champion St. Thomas. The Gusties head to Northfield for a Saturday matchup with the Oles at 1 p.m. before returning to St. Peter to face the Tommies at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Doubles vs. Saint Mary’s
1.) Michaela Schulz/Lizzy Stanczyk (GAC) def. Laura Sonday/Kirsten Hoffman (SMU) 8-0
2.) Ally Baker/Bri Hartmann (GAC) def. Megan Vandenberg/Julia Boeve (SMU) 8-1
3.) Sid Dirks/Katie Aney (GAC) def. Haley Jorgenson/Marissa Kinzer (SMU) 8-3

Singles vs. Saint Mary’s
1.) Schulz def. Sonday 6-1, 6-1
2.) Stanczyk def. Hoffman 6-1, 6-4
3.) Dirks def. Vandenberg 6-7 (8), 6-4, 10-5
4.) Baker def. Boeve 6-0, 6-3
5.) Hartmann def. Jorgenson 6-2, 6-1
6.) Aney def. Sheyenne Bauer (SMU) 6-0, 6-0

 

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