Women's Tennis Falls 7-0 to No. 39 DePaul

April 4, 2009

CHICAGO, Ill. - Despite a hard fought effort, the Marquette women's tennis team fell 7-0 to No. 39 DePaul Saturday afternoon at Lakeshore Athletic Club. With the loss the Golden Eagles fall to 15-7 overall, 5-1 and BIG EAST play.

The Golden Eagles were only able to win one doubles match leaving DePaul to take the early 1-0 lead heading into singles play. The Hush sister duo of Rachael and Gillian won their four straight match with a 8-6 victory over Kirsten Gambrell and Sandra Zmak, 8-6.

In singles, the bottom of Marquette's lineup faltered early leaving DePaul to go ahead 3-0 after senior Robin Metzler dropped to Karina Milinkovic, 6-1, 6-1 at No. 6 and sophomore Rachael Hush fell 6-4, 6-3 to Gia McKnight at No. 5.

DePaul's Selma Salkovic earned a 6-1, 6-2 decision over sophomore Christina Ruiz at No. 3 to clinch the win.

Sophomore Kylie Moore battled Sanda Zmak to three sets, but ulitmatley came up short, 6-7, 7-6, 1-0.

The Golden Eagles will be back in action at Lakeshore Athletic Club against No. 3 Notre Dame Sunday at 1 p.m.

No. 39 DePaul 7, Marquette, 0

Doubles
No. 1 Anna Redecsi/Selma Salkovic def. Paola Calderon/Kylie Moore, 8-2
No. 2 Dunja Antunovic/Katarina Milinkovic def. Christina Ruiz/Robin Metzler, 8-4
No. 3 Gilian Hush/Rachael Hush def. Kirsten Gambrell/Sandra Zmak, 8-6
Order of Finish: 1, 2, 3

Singles
No. 1 Dunja Antunovic def. Paola Calderon, 6-2, 6-4
No. 2 Anna Redecsi def. Olga Fischer, 6-4, 6-1
No. 3 Selma Salkovic def. Christina Ruiz, 6-1, 6-2
No. 4 Sandra Zmak def. Kylie Moore, 6-7, 7-6, 1-0
No. 5 Gia McKnight def. Rachael Hush, 6-4, 6-3
No. 6 Katarina Milinkovic def. Robin Metzler, 6-1, 6-1
Order of Finish: 5, 6, 3*, 2, 1, 4
*denotes clinching match

 

 

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