Women's Tennis
Santa Clara Slides Past Marquette, 4-3

Paola Calderon

Paola Calderon

March 19, 2010

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Marquette women's tennis team lost another close match Friday afternoon, 4-3, at Santa Clara. Paola Calderon, Christina Ruiz and Rachael Hush each earned singles wins for the Golden Eagles who dropped to 11-9 on the season.

After Santa Clara claimed the doubles points with wins at No. 2 and No. 3, Rachael Hush, Ruiz and Calderon rattled off singles wins at No. 5, No. 4 and No. 1 to go ahead 3-1.

Hush defeated Carmen Pham at No. 5, 6-0, 6-3, while Ruiz took down Maggie McGeorge, 6-4, 6-1, at No. 4 and Paola Calderon came away with a 6-3, 7-6 win at No. 1.

From there, the Broncos rallied with wins at No. 2 and No. 6 to even the score, 3-3. Kacie Wagner clinched the win for Santa Clara with three-set victory over Kelly Barry, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 at No. 3.

The Golden Eagles return to action at Oklahoma on Thursday, April 1.

Santa Clara 4, Marquette 3

Doubles
1) Ruiz/R. Hush (MU) d. Zaniewski/Pham (SCU), 8-4
2) Kimmi Cox/Wagner (SCU) d. Maggie Wilson/Fischer (MU), 8-2
3) McGeorge/Lamble (SCU) d. G. Hush/Calderon (MU), 8-4
Order of Finish: 2, 3, 1

Singles
1) Paola Calderon (MU) d. Alex Zaniewski (SCU), 6-3, 7-6
2) Kelly Lamble (SCU) d. Olga Fischer (MU), 7-6, 6-3
3) Kacie Wagner (SCU) d. Kelly Barry (MU) 7-5, 5-7, 7-5
4) Christina Ruiz (MU) d. Maggie McGeorge (SCU), 6-4, 6-1
5) Rachael Hush (MU) d. Carmen Pham (SCU), 6-0, 3-6
6) Jessica Agra (SCU) d. Gillian Hush (MU), 6-4, 4-6, 6-1
Order of Finish: 5, 4, 1, 2, 6, 3

 

 

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