Women’s Tennis Takes Seventh at Midwest Invite

Posted on April 8th, 2023 by

MADISON, Wis. – The Gustavus women’s tennis team hosted the Midwest Invite on Friday and Saturday and took seventh place out of eight teams. The bracket featured three nationally ranked teams, including No. 1 Chicago, No. 19 WashU, and No. 32 Kenyon.

On Friday, the Gusties suffered an 8-1 loss to Kenyon in the opening round followed by a 7-2 loss to UW-Whitewater in the consolation semifinals. On Saturday, the Gusties rebounded with a 9-0 shutout over UW-Stevens Point, moving to 11-11 overall this season. Molly Austin (Fy., Arden Hills) was the highlight of the weekend for the Gusties as she was the only singles player to go undefeated in her three matches. Austin also went 2-1 in doubles with Allison Szalay (Fy., Urbandale, Iowa).

Gustavus 1, Kenyon 8

Singles

1. Eleni Lazaridou (KENW) def. Yuki Oda (GACW) 6-4, 6-2
2. Allaire Berl (KENW) def. Allison Szalay (GACW) 7-5, 6-1
3. Shadia Amado Aguad (KENW) def. Alli Laux (GACW) 6-2, 6-3
4. Molly Austin (GACW) def. Eleni Dakos (KENW) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4
5. Lalasa Nagireddy (KENW) def. Halle Rosentreter (GACW) 6-1, 6-4
6. Catriona MacIntosh (KENW) def. Pavla Yakimova (GACW) 6-4, 6-3

Doubles

1. Eleni Lazaridou/Allaire Berl (KENW) def. Molly Austin/Allison Szalay (GACW) 8-3
2. Shadia Amado Aguad/Eleni Dakos (KENW) def. Yuki Oda/Alli Laux (GACW) 8-4
3. Natalie Connelly/Erika Pontillo (KENW) def. Renata Hernandez/Halle Rosentreter (GACW) 8-7 (7-4)

Gustavus 2, UW-Whitewater 7

Singles

1. Autumn Bruno (UWW-W) def. Yuki Oda (GACW) 6-4, 6-3
2. Gianna Nikoleit (UWW-W) def. Allison Szalay (GACW) 6-3, 6-0
3. Cassie Lee (UWW-W) def. Alli Laux (GACW) 6-3, 6-4
4. Molly Austin (GACW) def. Kasey Schlicht (UWW-W) 6-2, 6-1
5. Gracie Ha (UWW-W) def. Halle Rosentreter (GACW) 6-4, 6-1
6. Molly Asfeld (UWW-W) def. Pavla Yakimova (GACW) 3-6, 6-3, 10-4

Doubles

1. Allison Szalay/Molly Austin (GACW) def. Autumn Bruno/Cassie Lee (UWW-W) 8-4
2. Kellie Ha/Kasey Schlicht (UWW-W) def. Yuki Oda/Halle Rosentreter (GACW) 8-5
3. Courtney Day/Gianna Nikoleit (UWW-W) def. Alli Laux/Renata Hernandez (GACW) 8-5

Gustavus 9, UW-Stevens Point 0

Singles

1. Yuki Oda (GACW) def. Quinlyn Mack (UWSP) 6-0, 6-4
2. Allison Szalay (GACW) def. Tristin Jantz (UWSP) 7-5, 6-1
3. Molly Austin (GACW) def. Faith Leithold (UWSP) 6-0, 6-1
4. Alli Laux (GACW) def. Barbara Covek (UWSP) 6-0, 6-1
5. Pavla Yakimova (GACW) def. Maya Kunze (UWSP) 6-2, 6-4
6. Brooke Haddorff (GACW) def. Chloe Leithold (UWSP) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles

1. Allison Szalay/Molly Austin (GACW) def. Barbara Covek/Tristin Jantz (UWSP) 8-4
2. Yuki Oda/Halle Rosentreter (GACW) def. Quinlyn Mack/Chloe Leithold (UWSP) 8-1
3. Renata Hernandez/Alli Laux (GACW) def. Jordan Scharf/Grace Henes (UWSP) 8-0

Gustavus next hosts St. Scholastica at 6 p.m. Friday.

 

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