Women’s Tennis Rolls Past Leathernecks, 5-2

first_img Western Illinois 3-4 DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s tennis team cruised past Western Illinois, 5-2, Friday evening at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center. 5. Bjelica,Ana (WIU) def. Kozlowski, Alex (DU) 6-0, 6-3 Story Links Drake 5, Western Illinois 2Feb 23, 2018 at Des Moines, Iowa (Roger Knapp Tennis Center)  The Leathernecks tied it up 1-1 with a win at No. 6 singles. Doubles competition 6. Bjelica,Mary (WIU) def. Jaglarz, Mela (DU) 6-1, 6-1 3. Jaglarz, Mela/Kozlowski, Alex (DU) def. Bjelica,Ana/Bjelica,Mary (WIU) 3-2 “I’m really happy in the way we played. We had last weekend off so we had to get back into match mode and Western Illinois gave us a fight. We came out strong in doubles and then our top of the lineup took care of business today,” said Drake head coach Mai-Ly Tran. Singles competition 1. Brills, Summer (DU) def. Bravo,Natalia (WIU) 6-2, 6-4 Brills extended the Bulldogs lead to 3-1 with a 6-2, 6-4 victory at No. 1 singles. Williams clinched the match with her 6-1, 6-2 win over Maria Bessmertnaya at No. 4. A minute later, Herder won her match 6-2, 6-4 to give Drake its final point. 3. Petushkova, Liza (DU) def. Milanes,Cary (WIU) 6-4, 6-1center_img Order of finish: Doubles (2,1); Singles (6,3,1,4,2,5) 2. Herder, Tess (DU) def. Lubbers,Courtney (WIU) 6-2, 6-4 The Bulldogs wrap up their weekend on Sunday as they host Colorado State on Sunday at 11 a.m. 4. Williams, Kenya (DU) def. Bessmertnaya,Maria (WIU) 6-1, 6-2 Drake 7-1 2. Brills, Summer/Williams, Kenya (DU) def. Bessmertnaya,Maria/Milanes,Cary (WIU) 6-1 Petushkova put the Bulldogs back on top with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Cary Milanes at No. 3 singles. Match Notes The Bulldogs (7-1) wasted little time to jump out to a 1-0 lead. Summer Brills and Kenya Williams rolled to a 6-1 win at No. 2 doubles, while Tess Herder and Liza Petuskova clinched the doubles point with a 6-0 win at No. 1 doubles. Box Score 1. Herder, Tess/Petushkova, Liza (DU) def. Lubbers,Courtney/Bravo,Natalia (WIU) 6-0  Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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