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March 4, 2010

2009-2010 Season - Win over St. John Fisher caps successful trip

Thanks to an impressive 8-1 win over St. John Fisher on Thursday, March 4 in Hilton Head, South Carolina, the Augustana women’s tennis team completed a successful spring break trip. The Vikings went 3-1 on the sojourn and have now moved to 9-10 overall on the season.

Jenna Richardson (Melrose Park Walther Lutheran HS, Bellwood, Ill.) defeated Elena Vahl at number one 6-3; 6-4. Tricia Sapio (Barrington HS, Hoffman Estates, Ill.) handled Katie Catolano at number two 6-2; 6-2. Tricia Crawford (Decorah HS, Decorah, Iowa) beat Katelyn Smith 6-1; 6-2 at number three. Emily Doemland (Downers Grove South HS, Westmont, Ill.) took the measure of Marissa Rotondo at number four by scoring identical 6-0; 6-0 set victories. Krista Panko (Geneva HS, Geneva, Ill.) beat Sarah Zarzeczny at number five 6-1; 6-0.

Richardson and Tricia Crawford beat Vahl and Rotondo 8-5 at number one doubles. Doemland and Sapio teamed at number two doubles to beat Catolano and Jordan Brungard 8-4. Justine Stukas (Downers Grove North HS, Downers Grove, Ill.) and Meghan Wethington (Geneseo HS, Geneseo, Ill.) defeated Zarzeczny and Smith 8-6.

AUGUSTANA 8, ST. JOHN FISHER 1

Singles
1 – Jenna Richardson (A) beat Elena Vahl (SJ) 6-3; 6-4
2 – Tricia Sapio (A) beat Katie Catolano (SJ) 6-2; 6-2
3 – Tricia Crawford (A) beat Katelyn Smith (SJ) 6-1; 6-2
4 – Emily Doemland (A) beat Marissa Rotondo (SJ) 6-0; 6-0
5 – Krista Panko (A) beat Sarah Zarzecny (SJ) 6-1; 6-0
6 – Jordan Brungard (SJ) beat Sheri Hendricks (A) 6-0; 6-3
Doubles
1 – Richardson/Crawford (A) beat Vahl/Rotondo (SJ) 8-5
2 – Doemland/Sapio (A) beat Catolano/Brungard (SJ) 8-4
3 – Justine Stukas/Meghan Wethington (A) beat Zarzeczny/Smith (SJ) 8-6