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Catherine Leduc and the Gaels swept another WCC opponent on Friday
Catherine Leduc and the Gaels swept another WCC opponent on Friday
WTEN | Gaels Cruise By Gonzaga in 7-0 Win
Release: Monday 03/23/2012 
by SMC Athletics
MORAGA, Calif. - The Saint Mary's women's tennis team swept another West Coast Conference opponent on Friday afternoon, this time defeating Gonzaga at home, 7-0. The Gaels cruised through all nine matches against the Bulldogs and lost just one set on the afternoon.

SMC improves to 9-5 overall and 2-0 in WCC play, while Gonzaga falls to 6-4 this season and 0-1 in conference action.

The Gaels jumped out to a 1-0 lead with three quick doubles wins. Jenny Jullien and Jade Frampton teamed up on court one to defeat Katie Edwards and Kristina Zauere, 8-3. Saint Mary's claimed the point at the No. 2 spot, where Anna Chkhikvishvili and Catherine Isip earned an 8-2 win over Madeline Parker and Prue Teitzel.

Carla Lindlar and Catherine Leduc completed the doubles sweep on court two, topping Kylie Peek and Sophie Lantta, 8-6.

In singles play, the Gaels went up 2-0 on court two, with No. 88 Jullien making quick work of Edwards, 6-1, 6-0. Lindlar won the next match at the No. 6 spot, defeating Britta Stime, 6-0, 6-2, while Leduc claimed the match for Saint Mary's with a 6-2, 6-3 win on court five.

Frampton won her match on court three over Peek, 6-3, 6-3, followed by Isip defeating Teitzel on court one, 6-3, 6-2. Chkhikvishvili completed the afternoon sweep of Gonzaga on court four with a three-set win over Zauere.

The Gaels will return to action on Sunday when they host Portland at 11 a.m. from the Timothy Korth Tennis Complex.