Women’s Tennis Earns Sweeps Over Concordia And Northwestern Posted on March 3rd, 2018 by

(Gunnar Ledin photo)

ST. PETER, Minn. – The No. 29-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team improved its overall record to 3-5 and 2-0 within Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play on Saturday while defeating Concordia College and Northwestern-St. Paul each 9-0.

“It was good to get the whole team involved in the wins today,” said Head Coach Jon Carlson. “I’m proud of how we competed and learned along the way. We came out of today a better team and I am proud to be their coach.”

Gustavus 9, Concordia 0


  1. Katie Aney (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) (GAC) def. Jenna Forknell (CC) 6-0, 6-1
  2. Ginger Valentine (Fy., Delano, Minn.) (GAC) def. Kendra Stoick (CC) 6-0, 6-1
  3. Lilly Hartman (Jr., Cedar Rapids, Iowa) (GAC) def. Lisa Neumann (CC) 6-1, 6-0
  4. Hannah Borgh (Fy., Bettendorf, Iowa) (GAC) def. Lexi Johnson (CC) 6-0, 6-1
  5. Ally Thorsen (Jr., Eden Prairie, Minn.) (GAC) def. Josie Beachy (CC) 6-1, 6-2
  6. Caitlin Steffen (GAC) def. Irini Lagoggiani (CC) 6-2, 6-4


  1. Katie Aney/Lilly Hartman (GAC) def. Jenna Forknell/Kendra Stoick (CC) 8-2
  2. Ginger Valentine/Hannah Borgh (GAC) def. Maia Wendel/Lisa Neumann (CC) 8-2
  3. Laura Martin (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.)/Lauren Ihle (Sr., Woodbury, Minn.) (GAC) def. Josie Beachy/Lexi Johnson (CC) 8-3

Gustavus 9, Northwestern 0


  1. Bri Hartmann (Jr., Owatonna, Minn.) (GAC) def. Brooke Lapinski (UNW) 6-0, 6-0
  2. Ally Baker (Sr., Rosemount, Minn.) (GAC) def. Nikki Edin Paskewitz (UNW) 6-1, 6-1
  3. Sheila Sullivan (Jr., St. Paul, Minn.) (GAC) def. Emily Knight (UNW) 6-1, 6-1
  4. Ally Thorsen (GAC) def. Jessica Gross (UNW) 6-1, 6-1
  5. Kjorte Harra (So., Eagan, Minn.) (GAC) def. Mafee Rinta (UNW) 6-0, 6-1
  6. Kailee Maroney (GAC) def. Bridgett Zappe (UNW) 6-3, 6-0


  1. Hartmann/Baker (GAC) def. Brooke Lapinski/Nikki Edin Paskewitz (UNW) 8-3
  2. Sullivan/Laura Martin (GAC) def. Emily Knight/Mafee Rinta (UNW) 8-2
  3. Ihle/Hannah Gronseth (Fy., Edina, Minn.) (GAC) def. Jessica Gross/Bridgett Zappe (UNW) 8-0

Next Saturday, the Gusties will travel to Rock Island, Ill. with two non-conference matches with Augustana College and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.


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