Women's Tennis Blows By Flagler, 9-0

Kara Courtney

Kara Courtney

March 8, 2007

AUGUSTINE, Fla. - The Xavier University women's team swept Flagler College 9-0 on Thursday afternoon in Augustine, Fla. The Musketeers, who have won four of their last six matches, improved to 8-4 with the victory. Sophomore Kara Courtney did not lose a point in winning both her singles and doubles matches.

From the No. 2 singles position, Courtney blanked Leigh Ann Moss 6-0, 6-0. The sophomore then teamed with senior Jackie Vilines in doubles and the pairing downed Chelsi de Cuba and Chelsea Maratta by an 8-0 score in the No. 1 spot.

Vilines also won her No.1 singles match, besting de Cuba 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. The third singles match went to Jill Ducro, who ground out a win over Maria Ospina after losing the middle set in a tiebreaker 6-1, 6-7 (5), 7-5. Kaitlyn Zinn rolled over Femke Theile 6-2, 6-1, while Jeanette Feider blanked Monica Burbelo 6-0, 6-0. Alicia Papa finished off the singles competition by finishing off Allison Hess 7-6 (3), 6-3.

Annie Diedalis and Jill Ducro beat Moss and Ospina, 8-1, in No. 2 doubles, while Feider and Kate Lohner downed Burbelo and Hess 8-4.

The contest concludes the spring trip for Xavier, which returns to action March 21 at Butler.

Xavier 9, Flagler 0

1. Jackie Vilines (XU) def. Chelsi de Cuba (FC) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
2. Kara Courtney (XU) def. Leigh Ann Moss (FC) 6-0, 6-0
3. Jill Ducro (XU) def. Maria Ospina (FC) 6-1, 6-7 (5), 7-5
4. Kaitlyn Zinn (XU) def. Femke Theile (FC) 6-2, 6-1
5. Jeanette Feider (XU) def. Monica Burbelo (FC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Alicia Papa (XU) def. Allison Hess (FC) 7-6 (3), 6-3



1. Vilines/Courtney (XU) def. de Cuba/Maratta (FC) 8-0
2. Diedalis/Ducro (XU) def. Moss/Ospina (FC) 8-1
3. Feider/Lohner (XU) def. Burbelo/Hess (FC) 8-4