Women's Tennis Falls in 4-3 Decision to Duquesne

Sophomore Kaitlyn Zinn won in the No. 5 singles position 7-6 (4), 7-5.
 
Sophomore Kaitlyn Zinn won in the No. 5 singles position 7-6 (4), 7-5.
 

March 29, 2008

CINCINNATI - The Xavier University women's tennis team fell 4-3 in a close decision against Duquesne Saturday afternoon in Pittsburgh, Pa. The Musketeers move to 9-7 for the season and 2-1 in the A-10 while the Dukes improve their record to 9-4 and 4-1 in the A-10.

 

Sophomore Jill Ducro defeated Duquesne's Rachel McGowan 6-3, 6-4. Sophomore Kaitlyn Zinn won in the No. 5 singles position 7-6 (4), 7-5 while junior Jeanette Fieder took control winning 0-6, 6-2, 6-2 at No. 6.

 


 

 

In doubles senior Annie Diedalis and Ducro earned a win, 8-6.

 

XU will return to action Tuesday, April 1 when they play Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. First serve is set for 3:00 p.m.

 

Results
Duquesne 4, Xavier 3

SINGLES

1. Zena Williams (DU) def. Kara Courtney (XU) 6-2, 6-4, 6-2

2. Johanna Bezjak (DU) def. Tifanie Treece (XU) 6-2, 6-3

3. Rebecca Poole (DU) def. Aylin Seyalioglu (XU) 6-1,6-1

4. Jill Ducro (XU) def. Rachel McGowan (DU) 6-3, 6-4

5. Kaitlyn Zinn (XU) def. Andrea Sailer (DU) 7-6 (4), 7-5

6. Jeanette Feider (XU) def. Kristen Swenson (DU) 0-6, 6-2, 6-2

 

DOUBLES

1. Bezjak/McGowan (DU) def. Courtney/Feider (XU) 8-1

2. Poole/Williams (DU) def. Treece/Pleiman (XU) 8-5

3. Diedalis/Ducro (XU) def. Albano/Sailer (DU) 8-6

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