Wheaton Blanks Webster in Opening Round of NCAA Division III Championship

Wheaton Blanks Webster in Opening Round of NCAA Division III Championship

May 10, 2012


Greencastle, Ind. - Wheaton (Ill.) advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship following a 5-0 victory over Webster University.

The Thunder improved to 20-2 and face DePauw (17-6) in the second round on Friday at 10 a.m. The Gorloks finished the season at 19-3.

Wheaton took a 3-0 lead in doubles as Elizabeth Worsowicz and Sarah Ray topped Paige Tungate/Allison Tungate by an 8-1 score before Melanie Milling and Marissa Shults defeated Lindsey Hays and Lauren Hacker, 8-1. Kirsten Boyer and Julia Carey wrapped up the doubles sweep with an 8-3 win over Marissa Lewis and Kathleen Kennedy.

Worsowicz gave Wheaton a 4-0 lead with a 6-0, 6-0 win at number one singles over Paige Tungate and  Carey clinched the match for the Thunder with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over MacKenzie Wilder at number six singles.


Webster University vs Wheaton (Ill.) College
5/10/2012 at DePauw University; Greencastle, Ind.
(Blackstock Courts)

Wheaton (Ill.) College 6, Webster University 0

 Singles competition
1. Elizabeth Worsowicz (WHEATON) def. Paige Tungate (WUWT) 6-0, 6-0
2. Sarah Ray (WHEATON) def. Allison Tungate (WUWT) 6-0, 4-3
3. Kirsten Boyer (WHEATON) vs. Marissa Lewis (WUWT) 4-5, unfinished
4. Lauren Schlabach (WHEATON) vs. Lindsey Hays (WUWT) 6-1, 1-0, unfinished
5. Marissa Shults (WHEATON) vs. Lauren Hacker (WUWT) 6-3, 1-0, unfinished
6. Julia Carey (WHEATON) def. MacKenzie Wilder (WUWT) 6-0, 6-0

 Doubles competition
1. Elizabeth Worsowicz/Sarah Ray (WHEATON) def. Paige Tungate/Allison Tungate (WUWT) 8-1
2. Melanie Milling/Marissa Shults (WHEATON) def. Lindsey Hays/Lauren Hacker (WUWT) 8-1
3. Kirsten Boyer/Julia Carey (WHEATON) def. Marissa Lewis/Kathleen Kennedy (WUWT) 8-3

Match Notes:
Webster University 19-3
Wheaton (Ill.) College 20-2
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (1,6)
NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship First Round
Wheaton advances to play DePauw on Friday in a 10 a.m. match
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