February 13, 2010

Eagles Edge Redhawks 4-3

The Eastern Washington University women's tennis team broke its five-match losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Seattle University Redhawks Saturday (Feb. 13) at the Thorpe Fieldhouse in Cheney, Wash.

Eastern picked wins in four of the six singles matches, including wins on the top three courts. Kelsey Knight and Ryann Warner both picked up their fifth victories of the season.

The Redhawks were able to capture the doubles point after winning two of three doubles matches. In No. 1 doubles, Bampton and Knight picked up the lone win for the Eagles. It was the first time this season the two teamed-up.

The Eagles improve to 4-5 on the season with the win. Next up for the Eagles is a match against the Pacific Tigers Sunday (Feb. 14) in the Thorpe Fieldhouse. Match time is set for 10 a.m.

Eastern Washington 4, Seattle University 3
Feb 13, 2010 at Eastern Washington University (Thorpe Fieldhouse)

Singles competition
1. BAMPTON, Caitlin (EWU-W) def. SCHWAB, Katrina (SU) 6-3, 6-4
2. DEMERATH, Marie (EWU-W) def. OHNO, Ariel (SU) 6-3, 6-3
3. KNIGHT, Kelsey (EWU-W) def. FLECKENSTEIN, Nicole (SU) 6-0, 6-1
4. CHENG, Whitney (SU) def. LIENING, Judy (EWU-W) 6-4, 7-6
5. MORTERA, Steffanie (SU) def. PATTON, Chelsea (EWU-W) 3-6, 6-4, 1-0
6. WARNER, Ryann (EWU-W) def. SUGIMOTO, Aya (SU) 6-4, 7-5

Doubles competition
1. BAMPTON, Caitlin/KNIGHT, Kelsey (EWU-W) def. FLECKENSTEIN, Nicole/JENKS, Audree (SU) 8-2
2. OHNO, Ariel/MORTERA, Steffanie (SU) def. DEMERATH, Marie/LIENING, Judy (EWU-W) 8-3
3. SCHWAB, Katrina/CHENG, Whitney (SU) def. WARNER, Ryann/PATTON, Chelsea (EWU-W) 8-2

Match Notes
Seattle University 2-6
Eastern Washington 4-5 (1-0 BSC)

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