Tigers split weekend matches

Sunday, March 2, 2008

The DPU women's tennis team dropped its contest with California of Pennsylvania Sunday 8-1, moving them to 6-1 on the season.

On Saturday, DPU improved to 6-0 following a 5-4 victory over 10th-ranked Denison.

The Tigers took a 2-1 lead after winning at number two and three doubles and then won three set matches at second and fifth singles and in straight sets in number four for the win.

DPU will next be in action Friday as it hosts Farris State at 4:30 p.m.


#7 DPU University 5, #10 Denison 4

Singles competition

1. Meghan Damico (DENW) def. Janelle Arita (DPU) 6-3, 6-3; 2. Kelly Buckley (DPU) def. Marta Drane (DENW) 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 7-6 (7-5); 3. Kristin Cobb (DENW) def. Greer Mackie (DPU) 6-3, 6-3; 4. Kayla Smith (DPU) def. Sarah Mitchiner (DENW) 6-3, 6-4; 5. Betsey Flanzer (DPU) def. Erin Gorsich (DENW) 6-7 (6-8), 6-3, 6-1; 6. Kara Zdanowski (DENW) def. Kristine Lewry (DPU) 6-4, 6-2

Doubles competition

1. Kristin Cobb/Marta Drane (DENW) def. Erin Andrade/Kayla Smith (DPU) 8-2; 2. Janelle Arita/Kelly Buckley (DPU) def. Kendra Murray/Meghan Damico (DENW) 8-5; 3. Kristine Lewry/Greer Mackie (DPU) def. Erin Gorsich/Kristina Beilinson (DENW) 8-1

Next match -- DPU will host Farris State at 4:30 p.m. Friday.

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