Women's Tennis Competes in Day Two at Purdue Invitational

Nov. 7, 2009


The Marquette women's tennis team continued fall action Saturday at the Purdue Invitational, including four wins over Penn State in singles play.

In singles action, the Golden Eagles matched up against Michigan State and Penn State. Sophomore Paola Calderon tallied her second singles win of the tournament with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over MSU's Whitney Wilson. Freshman Kelly Barry defeated MSU's Nicole Herzog, 7-6, 6-1, while sophomore Gillian Hush dominated play against Christine Miliken, 6-2, 6-2.

Against PSU, Marquette tallied four wins, with Barry, Gillian Hush, sophomore Olga Fischer and junior Christina Ruiz coming out on top. Barry registered her second win of the day in a close match against PSU's Lauren McCarthy, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 1-0 (6). Gillian Hush, Fischer and Ruiz all won in two sets.

The Golden Eagles registered two doubles wins over Michigan State, with the duo of juniors Rachael Hush-Ruiz defeating Amy Barton-Wilson, 8-6, and Calderon-Fischer tallying the same score over Elena Ivanova-Nicole Herzog, 8-6.

Play will conclude Sunday in West Lafayette, the last day of fall competition for head coach Jody Bronson's squad.

Day Two Results

Calderon (Marquette) def Wilson (MSU) 6-4, 6-2

Barton (MSU) def Fischer (Marquette) 6-2, 6-4

Barry (Marquette) def Herzog (MSU) 7-6, 6-1

Ivanova (MSU) def Ruiz (Marquette) 2-6, 6-4, 6-2

G Hush (Marquette) def Miliken (MSU) 6-2, 6-0

Simidian (PSU) def Calderon (Marquette) 6-3, 7-5



Barry (Marquette) def McCarthy (PSU) 6-4, 6-7 (3), 1-0 (6)

Fischer (Marquette) def Prishylak (PSU) 6-4, 6-3

Ruiz (Marquette) def Roth (PSU) 6-3, 6-2

G Hush (Marquette) def Hefter (PSU) 6-0, 6-2

R Hush/Ruiz (Marquette) def Barton/Wilson(MSU) 8-6

Calderon/Fischer (Marquette) def Ivanova/Herzog (MSU) 8-6

G Hush (Marqutte)/Wilson (MSU) def Miliken (MSU)/Barry (Marquette) 8-6


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