Marquette Falls at No. 69 DePaul, 5-2
April 14, 2012
CHICAGO - The Marquette University women's tennis team closed out the regular season with a 5-2 loss at No. 69 DePaul Saturday afternoon in Chicago. Olga Fischer and Ana Pimienta each picked up singles wins for the Golden Eagles.
Marquette (11-10) fought hard in doubles play but ultimately came up short as DePaul (14-6) claimed all three doubles matches to jump out to the early lead. The tandems of Rocio Diaz and Pimienta at No. 2, and Ali Dawson and Gillian Hush at No. 3 both fell 8-6 to their respective Blue Demon counterparts, while the No. 1 duo of Tina Radan and Fischer lost 8-5 to the No. 79 ranked pair of Jasmin Kling and Gia McKnight.
In singles play, DePaul earned wins at the No. 2, 4 and 6 spots to secure its 14th win of the season.
Highlighting the afternoon for the Golden Eagles was Fischer's win at No. 1 and Pimienta's win at No. 5. Fischer fought for a 6-4, 4-6, 10-7 win over Patricia Fargas, and Pimienta pulled out a 6-4, 6-7, 12-10 decision against Carolin Neumann.
The Golden Eagles complete the regular season 11-10 overall and await its seeding in the BIG EAST Conference Championship, which begins Thursday, April 19 in Tampa, Fla.
#69 DePaul 5, Marquette 2
1. Olga Fischer (MARQ) def. Patricia Fargas (DPU) 6-4, 4-6, 10-7
2. #107 Jasmin Kling (DPU) def. Gillian Hush (MARQ) 6-3, 6-1
3. Gia McKnight (DPU) def. Rocio Diaz (MARQ)6-0, 7-5
4. Kelsey Lawson (DPU) def. Vanessa Foltinger (MARQ) 6-2, 6-2
5. Ana Pimienta (MARQ) def. Carolin Neumann (DPU) 6-4, 6-7, 12-10
6. Cali Gustafson (DPU) def. Kristina Radan (MARQ) 6-2, 6-4
Order of Finish: 2, 4, 6, 3, 1, 5