No. 8 Marquette Advances with 4-0 Victory over No. 9 Cincinnati
April 18, 2013
TAMPA, Fla. - The Marquette women's tennis team opened the 2013 BIG EAST Tennis Championship on a high note with a 4-0 defeat over Cincinnati on Thursday morning. The Golden Eagles are the No. 8 seed in the tournament held in Tampa, Fla. and hosted by USF.
Freshman Erin Gebes made quick work of her Bearcat opponent at No. 2 singles, 6-2, 6-3, and gave MU its second point of the day. With a 2-0 lead, the Golden Eagles needed just two more points to seal a victory, as the first team to reach four points won the match. Hernandez Soler claimed the next point for Marquette with a 6-2, 6-4 victory at No. 3 singles, while freshman Vanessa Foltinger won her match at No. 6 singles, 6-2, 6-4 and gave the Golden Eagles the victory.
MU advances to the next round of the BIG EAST Championship and will face top-seed Notre Dame on Friday morning. The match will begin at 8 a.m. CT.