Marquette Earns 6-1 Win Over Cincinnati

Vanessa Foltinger clinched the win for MU at No. 6 singles

March 30, 2012

MILWAUKEE - The Marquette University women's tennis team opened its final weekend of home matches with a 6-1 win over Cincinnati on Friday night at Helfaer Tennis Stadium.

The Golden Eagles won two of three doubles matches en route to the first point of the day. The No. 1 duo of Olga Fischer and Gillian Hush dominated Jasmine Lee and Ashleigh Witte, 8-1. Ali Dawson and Tina Radan secured MU's early lead with an 8-6 win over Carly Wilson and Sierra Sullivan at No. 3.

Marquette pushed its lead to 3-0 following wins at No. 1 and 4 singles. Gillian Hush took down Lee, 6-4, 6-1 at No. 1 and Dawson earned a 6-2, 6-2 straight set win over Sullivan at No. 4.

A few moments later, freshman Vanessa Foltinger clinched MU's 11th win of the season with her 6-2, 6-1 defeat of Wilson at No. 6.

Rounding out the scoring for the Golden Eagles were Fischer's three-set victory over Kristina Georgieva, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1, and Radan's 6-4, 7-5 decision over Safiyya Ismail.

The Golden Eagles will host Louisville for their final home match of the 2012 season. Graduate student Tina Radan, and seniors Olga Fischer and Gillian Hush will be honored in a pre-match ceremony. Students in attendance at Sunday's match can enter to an iPad and an iPod Nano, but must have valid MU identification and be present to win either prize.

Marquette 6, Cincinnati 1

1. Gillian Hush/Olga Fischer (MARQ) def. Jasmine Lee/Ashleigh Witte (UC) 8-1
2. Safiyya Ismail/Kristina Georgieva (UC) def. Rocio Diaz/Ana Pimienta (MARQ) 8-4
3. Kristina Radan/Ali Dawson (MARQ) def. Carly Wilson/Sierra Sullivan (UC) 8-6
Order of finish: 1, 2, 3



1. Gillian Hush (MARQ) def. Jasmine Lee (UC), 6-4, 6-1
2. Olga Fischer (MARQ) def. Kristina Georgieva (UC) 3-6, 6-1, 6-1
3. Ashleigh Witte (UC) def. Rocio Diaz (MARQ), 2-6, 7-6, 10-7
4. Ali Dawson (MARQ) def. Sierra Sullivan (UC), 6-2, 6-2
5. Kristina Radan (MARQ) def. Safiyya Ismail (UC), 6-4, 7-5
6. Vanessa Foltinger (MARQ) def. Carly Wilson (UC), 6-2, 6-1
Order of finish: 1, 4, 6, 2, 3, 5


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