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September 4, 2010

2010-11 Season - Sawyer & McNamara earn win at No. 1 doubles

Kim Sawyer teamed with Shannen McNamara for a 9-7 victory over Luther at No. 1 doubles. She also played an outstanding match at No. 1 singles against the Norse, winning the lone set of the day for the Vikings.

ROCK ISLAND, Ill.The Augustana women’s tennis team opened its home schedule with a pair of nationally ranked opponents on Saturday, September 4 in Rock Island, Illinois.  The Vikings fell 9-0 to Wheaton in the morning match before dropping an 8-1 decision to Luther in the afternoon contest.  The Blue & Gold are 2-2 overall and 2-1 in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin.

Senior Tricia Sapio (Barrington HS, Hoffman Estates, Ill.) and freshman Samantha Tonn (Moline HS, Moline, Ill.) put together a strong showing at No. 2 doubles against Wheaton, leading much of the match before losing (8-6) to Lindsey Hallett and Melanie Milling.  Freshman Shannen McNamara (Battle Mountain HS, Avon, Colo.) had the closest singles match, falling (6-4, 6-1) to Elizabeth Worsowicz at No. 1.  Worsowicz is the defending CCIW champion at No. 1 singles.

Against Luther, the Vikings finally got on the board when McNamara and freshman Kim Sawyer (Batavia HS, Batavia, Ill.) paired together for a (9-7) victory at No. 1 doubles, defeating Alana Humpal and Katie Nichols.  Sapio and Tonn played another competitive match at No. 2 doubles, falling (8-5) to Fran Fairfield and Brynne Zinnecker.

Luther went on to sweep all six singles matches to finish the day, but Sawyer put together a fine match at No. 1, battling back and forth with Fairfield before being ousted (6-3, 6-7 (11), (10-6)).  Sophomore Krista Panko (Geneva HS, Geneva, Ill.) had the next closest match, falling (6-4, 6-2) to Katy Lindstrom at No. 5.

The Vikings are back in action on Monday, September 6 for another pair of home matches against Loras and Elmhurst.

09/04/10 – Wheaton 9, Augustana 0


POS

RESULT

Singles

 

1.

Elizabeth Worsowicz (WHEATON) def. Shannen McNamara (AUGIE) 6-4, 6-1

2.

Sara Federschmidt (WHEATON) def. Kim Sawyer (AUGIE) 6-1, 6-3

3.

Lindsey Hallett (WHEATON) def. Samantha Tonn (AUGIE) 6-2, 6-1

4.

Sarah Ray (WHEATON) def. Tricia Sapio (AUGIE) 6-0, 6-1

5.

Kirsten Boyer (WHEATON) def. Krista Panko (AUGIE) 6-1, 6-1

6.

Marissa Shults (WHEATON) def. Sheri Hendricks (AUGIE) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles

 

1.

Elizabeth Worsowicz/Sara Federschmidt (WHEATON) def. Shannen McNamara/Kim Sawyer (AUGIE) 8-4

2.

Lindsey Hallett/Melanie Milling (WHEATON) def. Tricia Sapio/Samantha Tonn (AUGIE) 8-6

3.

Sarah Ray/Kirsten Boyer (WHEATON) def. Krista Panko/Brittany Reece (AUGIE) 8-3

09/04/10 – Luther 8, Augustana 1


POS

RESULT

Singles

 

1.

Fran Fairfield (LUTHER) def. Kim Sawyer (AUGIE) 6-3, 6-7 (11), (10-6))

2.

Cassandra Chalhoub (LUTHER) def. Shannen McNamara (AUGIE) 6-2, 6-3

3.

Elise Allen (LUTHER) def. Samantha Tonn (AUGIE) 6-2, 6-1

4.

Katie Nichols (LUTHER) def. Tricia Sapio (AUGIE) 6-2, 6-3

5.

Katy Lindstrom (LUTHER) def. Krista Panko (AUGIE) 6-4, 6-2

6.

Katie Patterson (LUTHER) def. Brittany Reece (AUGIE) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles

 

1.

Shannen McNamara/Kim Sawyer (AUGIE) def. Alana Humpal/Katie Nichols (LUTHER) 9-7

2.

Fran Fairfield/Brynne Zinnecker (LUTHER) def. Tricia Sapio/Samantha Tonn (AUGIE) 8-5

3.

Elise Allen/Katy Lindstrom (LUTHER) def. Krista Panko/Sheri Hendricks (AUGIE) 8-2