NORMAL, Ill. - The Drake women's tennis squad will battle for as many as three titles when the Bulldogs close out their stay at the Redbird Roundup after posting a 14-6 combined singles/doubles ledger on Saturday (Sept. 22).
In the No. 3 singles draw, freshman Maddie Johnson (Onalaska, Wis.) will play for the championship after registering victories past Sarah Paulson (6-2, 6-0) of Illinois State and freshman teammate Jordan Eggleston (LaQuinta, Calif.), 6-4, 6-2.
In doubles, it will be a showdown of Bulldog versus Bulldog at the top doubles flight as the tandem of sophomore Nell Boyd (Arlington Heights, Ill.) and freshman Mariel Ante (Riverside, Calif.) will square off against junior Klavdija Rebol (Kranj, Slovenia) and Eggleston. Both Drake tandems registered 2-0 marks on Saturday (Sept. 22).
In the No. 2 doubles draw, freshman Lea Kozulic (Varazdin, Croatia) and Johnson advanced to the title tilt with a pair of triumphs.
Action concludes at the Redbird Roundup on Sunday (Sept. 23) as matches start at 10:00 a.m.
SEPT. 22, 2012 • NORMAL, ILL.
Caroline Hedrick (BUTL) def. Klavdija Rebol (DU), 6-1, 6-1
Nell Boyd (DU) def. Sarah Rodefeld (BU), 6-3, 6-2
Nell Boyd (DU) def. Carly Peck (UD), 6-3, 6-4
Carly Peck (UD) def. Lea Kozulic (DU), 6-1, 6-2
Mariel Ante (DU) def. Brittany Farmer (BUTL), 5-7, 6-1, 10-5
Stefanie Youngberg (ILST) def. Mariel Ante (DU), 4-6, 7-5, 11-9
Evy Van Genechten (DU) def. Ali Patterson (DU), 7-5, 6-4
Sammi Hornbarger (UD) def. Evy Van Genechten (DU), 4-6, 6-4, 10-6
Jordan Eggleston (DU) def. Natalia Yacaman (SLU), 7-6 (4), 6-4
Maddie Johnson (DU) def. Sarah Paulson (ILST), 6-2, 6-0
Maddie Johnson (DU) def. Jordan Eggleston (DU), 6-4, 6-2
Amanda Dick (DU) def. Monique Graf (BU), 6-3, 6-4
Jessie Bertino (BU) def. Amanda Dick (DU), 6-3, 6-0
Ante/Boyd (DU) def. Carly Peck/Maureen Stevens (UD), 8-5
Ante/Boyd (DU) def. Emmie Marx/Phyllis Tigges (ILST), walkover
Eggleston/Rebol (DU) def. Sandrine Beaule/Victoria Cran (MSU), 8-1
Eggleston/Rebol (DU) def. Kadi Ilves/Stefanie Youngberg (ILST), 8-4
Brooke Helms/Lissa Pacheco-Brousseau (MSU) def. Patterson/Van Genechten (DU), 8-6
Johnson/Kozulic (DU) def. Carolina Abello/Heather Nisbet (ILST), 8-5
Johnson/Kozulic (DU) def. Madison Cook/Madeline Jolly (SLU), 8-1