Women's Tennis Dominates Milwaukee, 7-0

Tina Radan

Feb. 9, 2012

MILWAUKEE - The Marquette University women's tennis team cruised to a 7-0 win over Milwaukee Thursday evening at Helfaer Tennis Stadium. With the win, the Golden Eagles improve to 4-1 on the season.

The Golden Eagles won two of three doubles matches en route to the first point of the evening and never looked back. The No. 2 duo of Rocio Diaz and Ana Pimienta handled Megan Gow and Beth Ganser, 8-1, while Gillian Hush and Tina Radan fought for an 8-6 win over Maddy Soule and Christina Colarossi at No. 1.

In singles play, Marquette claimed quick wins at Nos. 6, 5 and 3 to secure its fourth win of the season. Diaz was the first Golden Eagle off the court following her shutout of Kristin Kurer, 6-2, 6-0, at No. 6. Pimienta was next with 6-0, 6-2 defeat of Chelsea Bailey at No. 3, and Radan downed Ganser, 6-0, 6-3 at No. 5 to clinch the team win.

Marquette completed the sweep when Olga Fischer earned a 6-1, 6-4 win at No. 2, Ali Dawson took care of Colarossi, 7-5, 6-3, at No. 4 and Gillian Hush defeated Soule at No. 1, 6-4, 6-3.

The Golden Eagles continue their six-match home stand on Friday, Feb. 17 against Connecticut. Doubles play begins at 3 p.m.

Marquette 7, Milwaukee 0

1. Gillian Hush/Tina Radan (MU) vs. Soule/Colarossi (UWM), 8-6
2. Rocio Diaz/Ana Pimienta (MU), def. Megan Gow/Beth Ganser (UWM), 8-1
3. Fritz/Kurer (UWM) def. Vanessa Folinger/Ali Dawson (MU), 9-8

1. Gillian Hush (MU) vs Maddy Soule (UWM), 6-4, 6-3
2. Olga Fischer (MU) vs Chelsea Bailey (UWM), 6-1, 6-4
3. Ana Pimienta (MU) vs Kelly Fritz (UWM) 6-0, 6-2
4. Ali Dawson (MU) vs Colarossi (UWM), 7-5, 6-3
5. Kristina Radan (MU) def. Beth Ganser (UWM) 6-0, 6-3
6. Rocio Diaz (MU) vs Kristin Kurer (UWM) 6-2, 6-0
Order of finish: Doubles (2, 1, 3); Singles (6, 5, 3, 2, 1, 4)




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