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August 22, 2009

2009-2010 Season - Doemland & Wethington finish 4-0 at scrimmage

WATERLOO, Iowa – The Augustana women’s tennis team opened its 2009-10 season by playing in the Fun Doubles Scrimmage on Saturday, August 22 at Byrnes Park in Waterloo, Iowa.  The Vikings were one of nine teams to compete at the event.  Each of Augustana’s five doubles teams played four matches and the Blue & Gold finished the day with an overall record of 14-6.

Senior Emily Doemland (Downers Grove South HS, Westmont, Ill.) and freshman Meghan Wethington (Geneseo HS, Geneseo, Ill.) led the way as Augustana’s No. 3 team with a perfect 4-0 mark on the day.  The duo defeated the No. 1 team from Dubuque (8-3) to open the competition and followed with an (8-1) decision against the No. 4 team from Grinnell to move into the semi-finals of the B Flight.  Facing Central’s No. 3 squad, Doemland and Wethington proved up to the challenge and won (8-4) to set up a championship match with the No. 3 team from Wartburg.  The Viking tandem pulled out a (9-8 (7-5)) victory in the final to win the title.

Sophomores Alyssa Quitschau (Jacobs HS, Algonquin, Ill.) and Julie Wach (Marist HS, Chicago, Ill.) advanced to the championship match of the C Flight as Augustana’s No. 5 team before falling (8-6) to Wartburg’s No. 4 team.  Quitschau and Wach picked up wins against the No. 5 teams from Loras (8-3) and St. Ambrose (8-4) and also beat Wartburg’s No. 6 team (8-2).

Seniors Jenna Richardson (Melrose Park Walther Lutheran HS, Bellwood, Ill.) and Tricia Crawford (Decorah HS, Decorah, Iowa) were 3-1 on the day in the A Flight as Augustana No. 1 team.  They opened with an (8-5) win against the No. 2 team from St. Ambrose and then cruised past Cornell’s No. 2 squad (8-2).  In the semi-finals, they fell (8-3) to the eventual champion, Wartburg’s No. 1 duo.  Richardson and Crawford finished the day with an (8-5) victory over Central’s No. 2 squad to finish third in the A Flight.

Junior Tricia Sapio (Barrington HS, Hoffman Estates, Ill.) and freshman Krista Panko (Geneva HS, Geneva, Ill.) also competed in the A Flight as Augustana’s No. 2 team and compiled a 2-2 mark.  They defeated Simpson’s No.1 team (8-3) before dropping close matches to the No. 2 tandems from Central (8-6) and Wartburg (8-5).  Sapio and Panko finished the day on a high note with an (8-4) victory against Cornell’s No. 2 team.

Junior Justine Stukas (Downers Grove North HS, Downers Grove, Ill.) and sophomore Brittany Reece (Naperville Neuqua Valley HS, Naperville, Ill.) participated in the B flight as Augustana’s No. 4 team and finished 2-2 at the event.  They fell (8-2) to the No. 3 team from Grinnell, but responded with close wins over Central’s No. 4 team (9-7) and the No. 3 squad from Loras (8-6).  They lost to Dubuque’s No. 1 team (8-2) to finish the day.

08/22/09 – Fun Doubles Scrimmage            


POS

RESULT

Doubles

 

1.

Jenna Richardson/Tricia Crawford (AUGIE) def. St. Ambrose No. 2 (8-5)

1.

Jenna Richardson/Tricia Crawford (AUGIE) def. Cornell No. 2 (8-2)

1.

Wartburg No. 1 def. Jenna Richardson/Tricia Crawford (AUGIE) (8-3)

1.

Jenna Richardson/Tricia Crawford (AUGIE) def. Central No. 2 (8-5)

2.

Tricia Sapio/Krista Panko (AUGIE) def. Simpson No. 1 (8-3)

2.

Central No. 2 def. Tricia Sapio/Krista Panko (AUGIE) (8-6)

2.

Wartburg No. 2 def. Tricia Sapio/Krista Panko (AUGIE) (8-5)

2.

Tricia Sapio/Krista Panko def. Cornell No. 2 (8-4)

3.

Emily Doemland/Meghan Wethington (AUGIE) def. Dubuque No. 1 (8-3)

3.

Emily Doemland/Meghan Wethington (AUGIE) def. Grinnell No. 4 (8-1)

3.

Emily Doemland/Meghan Wethington (AUGIE) def. Central No. 3 (8-4)

3.

Emily Doemland/Meghan Wethington (AUGIE) def. Wartburg No. 3 (9-8)

4.

Grinnell No. 3 def. Brittany Reece/Justine Stukas (AUGIE) 8-2

4.

Brittany Reece/Justine Stukas (AUGIE) def. Central No. 4 (9-7)

4.

Brittany Reece/Justine Stukas (AUGIE) def. Loras No. 3 (8-6)

4.

Dubuque No. 1 def. Brittany Reece/Justine Stukas (AUGIE) 8-2

5.

Alyssa Quitschau/Julie Wach (AUGIE) def. Loras No. 5 (8-3)

5.

Alyssa Quitschau/Julie Wach (AUGIE) def. St. Ambrose No. 5 (8-4)

5.

Alyssa Quitschau/Julie Wach (AUGIE) def. Wartburg No. 6 (8-2)

5.

Wartburg No. 4 def. Alyssa Quitschau/Julie Wach (AUGIE) 8-6