No. 45 Indiana Defeats Marquette, 5-2

Jan. 30, 2011

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Marquette women's tennis team fell short of an upset as No. 45 Indiana topped Marquette, 5-2, at IU Indoor Tennis Center. Gillian Hush claimed MU's lone singles win.

The Golden Eagles got on the board early by claiming the doubles point. After Rocia Diaz and Paola Calderon fell at No. 2 doubles, 8-2, Marquette's No. 1 and No. 3 tandems rallied to earn 8-6 wins over their respective Hoosier counterparts. Gillian Hush and Chelsea Utting teamed to take down Myriam Sopel and Sophie Garre at No. 3, while Rachael Hush and Christina Ruiz clinched the first point of the day with their win over Leslie Hureau and Katya Zapadalova at No. 1.

In singles play, Indiana proved too much to handle and took wins at No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 5 and No. 6 to secure the match win. Gillian Hush defeated 7-5, 3-6, 1-0 (10-4) at No. 6 to mark the only singles win the Golden Eagles tallied.

Marquette stands 1-2 overall on the season and will be back in action on Sunday, Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. against Minnesota.

No. 45 Indiana 5, Marquette 2

Doubles
No.1 Rachael Hush/Christina Ruiz (MU) def. Leslie Hureau/Katya Zapadalova (IU) 8-6
No. 2. Kayla Fujimoto/Evgeniya Vertesheva (IU) def. Rocio Diaz/Paola Calderon (MU) 8-2
No. 3. Gillian Hush/Chelsea Utting (MU) def. Myriam Sopel/Sophie Garre (IU) 8-6
Order of finish: 2,3,1

Singles
No. 1. Leslie Hureau (IU) def. Olga Fischer (MU) 6-1, 6-2
No. 2. Evgeniya Vertesheva (IU) def. Kelly Barry (MU) 6-2, 6-1
No. 3. Katya Zapadalova (IU) def. Paola Calderon (MU) 6-4, 6-2
No. 4. Gillian Hush (MU) def. Charlotte Martin (IU) 7-5, 3-6, 1-0 (10-4)
No. 5. Kayla Fujimoto (IU) def. Christina Ruiz (MU) 6-3, 6-3
No. 6. Myriam Sopel (IU) def. Rocio Diaz (MU) 6-1, 5-7, 1-0 (10-3)
Order of finish:1,2,5,3,6,4

 

 

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