Washington Advances in NCAA Women's Tennis Championship after Win over Manchester

Washington Advances in NCAA Women's Tennis Championship after Win over Manchester

May 8, 2009

OFFICIAL SITE

May 8, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. —  Washington University, ranked 14th in Division III, advanced to the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship second round with a 6-0 opening round win over Manchester.

Washington improved to 15-6 with the win and faces 12th-ranked DePauw at 10 a.m. on Saturday in the second round. Manchester finished its season at 9-8.

The Bears swept the doubles and lost just one game in taking a 3-0 lead. They then completed the win with straight set victories at second, third and sixth singles.

 

Manchester College vs Washington University
May 08, 2009 at Greencastle, Ind.
(Blackstock Courts)

#14 Washington University 6, Manchester College 0

 Singles competition
1. Karina Kocemba (WASHU) vs. April Erxleben (MANCH) 6-0, 4-0, unfinished
2. Jacyln Bild (WASHU) def. Christa Hunter (MANCH) 6-0, 6-0
3. Erin Swaller (WASHU) def. Brittany Oliver (MANCH) 6-0, 6-0
4. Elise Sambol (WASHU) vs. Danielle Walker (MANCH) 6-1, 3-1, unfinished
5. Kalee Cassady (WASHU) vs. Nikki Ferguson (MANCH) 6-0, 5-0, unfinished
6. Allison Dender (WASHU) def. Elizabeth Strahammer (MANCH) 6-0, 6-0

 Doubles competition
1. Erin Swaller/Karina Kocemba (WASHU) def. Christa Hunter/Danielle Walker (MANCH) 8-0
2. Elise Sambol/Jacyln Bild (WASHU) def. April Erxleben/Nikki Ferguson (MANCH) 8-1
3. Kalee Cassady/Allison Dender (WASHU) def. Elizabeth Strahammer/Brittany Oliver (MANCH) 8-0

Match Notes:
Manchester College 9-8
Washington University 15-6; National ranking #14
NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship First Round

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