Women’s Tennis Opens NCAA Tourney With 6-0 Win Over St. Scholastica

Posted on May 11th, 2018 by

JANESVILLE, Wis. – The No. 28-ranked Gustavus women’s tennis team opened the NCAA Championships Friday afternoon with a 6-0 first round regional win over the College of St. Scholastica. Appearing in its 26th NCAA Tournament, Gustavus now owns a 38-27 overall record in the national playoff and has reached the regional semifinal for the third year in a row.

The Gusties went up 3-0 and followed with singles wins at No. 1 while Nos. 4 and 6 finished simultaneously for the clean sweep.

“The women came out playing hard from the first ball,” said Head Coach Jon Carlson. “The team’s intensity and energy took the wind out of the sails of a good St. Scholastica team.”

Gustavus 6, St. Scholastica 0

Singles

  1. Bri Hartmann (Jr., Owatonna, Minn.) (GAC) def. Elise Hauer (CSS) 6-0, 6-0
  2. Katie Aney (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) (GAC) vs. Daniela Rojas (CSS) 6-0, 5-1, unfinished
  3. Ally Baker (Sr., Rosemount, Minn.) (GAC) vs. Katelyn Rice (CSS) 6-0, 5-2, unfinished
  4. Ginger Valentine (Fy., Delano, Minn.) (GAC) def. Sarah Coryell (CSS) 6-1, 6-2
  5. Lilly Hartman (Jr., Cedar Rapids, Iowa) (GAC) vs. Elizabeth Fink (CSS) 6-3, 1-0, unfinished
  6. Sheila Sullivan (Jr., St. Paul, Minn.) (GAC) def. Taylor Hays (CSS) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles

  1. B. Hartmann/Baker (GAC) def. Katelyn Rice/Elizabeth Fink (CSS) 8-0
  2. Aney/L. Hartman (GAC) 8-3 def. Elise Hauer/Daniela Rojas (CSS) 8-1
  3. Valentine/Sullivan (GAC) def. Sarah Coryell/Taylor Hays (CSS) 8-1

Gustavus, now 18-7 overall, moves on to the regional semifinal and will face the host school, No. 34-ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m. The Gusties previously defeated the Warhawks 5-4 in March.

REGIONAL TOURNAMENT WEBPAGE

 

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