Women's Tennis Splits Home Opener with Edgewood, Rockford

Women's Tennis Splits Home Opener with Edgewood, Rockford

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (SabreAthletics.com) – The Marian University women's tennis team split a pair of Northern Athletics Conference matches, dropping a 9-0 decision to league-favorite Edgewood before dispatching Rockford 9-0 in the nightcap. The Sabres pick up their first win of the year to move to 1-2 overall, 1-1 in the NAC.

In the 10 a.m. match against Edgewood, the Sabres were simply overmatched by their heavily favored opponent. In the doubles matches, the #2 team of Brynn Hartzell/Chelsey Will had the best chance to give the Sabres a point before the singles matches began. They led 4-3 early on against their counterparts of Amber Cook/Ellie Wilkie, but the Edgewood combo battled back and won the next five games to win the match 8-4.

Hartzell was involved in another close match at #3 singles, but fell in straight sets, 7-6 (7-2), 6-1.

In the 2 p.m. match against Rockford, Marian dominated. They took all nine points and with ease. All three doubles teams managed to earn victories having not surrendered more than two games in any match. In singles, #4 Chelsey Will earned a straight sets win without losing a set.

Her teammates went away handily having captured straight set wins without losing more than two games in any set.

Box Scores

Edgewood College 9, Marian University 0
Sep 01, 2012 at Fond du Lac, Wis. (Fond du Lac HS) 

Singles competition

1. Wilson, Morgan (EC) def. Goyke, Ann (MU) 6-3, 6-4

2. Olsen, Laura (EC) def. Connaher, Reilly (MU) 6-1, 6-4

3. Cook, Amber (EC) def. Hartzell, Brynn (MU) 7-6 (7-2), 6-1

4. Wilkie, Ellie (EC) def. Will, Chelsey (MU) 6-2, 6-0

5. Paulson, Ashli (EC) def. Brooker, Sarah (MU) 6-1, 6-0

6. Boone, Kristen (EC) def. Stoffel, Rachell (MU) 7-5, 6-3


Doubles competition

1. Wilson, Morgan/Olsen, Laura (EC) def. Goyke, Ann/Connaher, Reilly (MU) 8-2

2. Cook, Amber/Wilkie, Ellie (EC) def. Hartzell, Brynn/Will, Chelsey (MU) 8-4

3. Paulson, Ashli/Boone, Kristen (EC) def. Brooker, Sarah/Stoffel, Rachell (MU) 8-0


Marian University 9, Rockford 0
Sep 01, 2012 at Fond du Lac, Wis. (Fond du Lac HS) 

Singles competition

1. Goyke, Ann (MU) def. Segalla, Jessica (RC) 6-0, 6-1

2. Connaher, Reilly (MU) def. Ramirez, Carla (RC) 6-1, 6-0

3. Hartzell, Brynn (MU) def. Ford, Alexis (RC) 6-1, 6-2

4. Will, Chelsey (MU) def. Erbe, Marah (RC) 6-0, 6-0

5. Brooker, Sarah (MU) def. Hoppes, Shannon (RC) 6-0, 6-1

6. Stoffel, Rachell (MU) def. Parsons, Monica (RC) 6-1, 6-1


Doubles competition

1. Goyke, Ann/Connaher, Reilly (MU) def. Segalla, Jessica/Ramirez, Carla (RC) 8-2

2. Hartzell, Brynn/Will, Chelsey (MU) def. Erbe, Marah/Ford, Alexis (RC) 8-0

3. Brooker, Sarah/Stoffel, Rachell (MU) def. Hoppes, Shannon/Parsons, Monica (RC) 8-1


Match Notes

Rockford 0-2, 0-2 NAC

Marian University 1-2, 1-1 NAC