Bulldogs Register 5-2 Victory Over Seattle
The Bulldogs swept the doubles competition to assume a lead in the match they didn't relinquish.
In singles, sophomore Klavdija Rebol (Kranj, Slovenia) notched a 6-0, 6-2 decision over Anna Lambert at No. 3 before junior Manca Krizman (Solkan, Slovenia) extended her winning streak to 19 downing Katrina Schwab at the top singles slot, 6-4, 6-1.
Freshman Nell Boyd (Arlington Heights, Ill.) then clinched the match for Drake defeating Corinne Wurden at No. 4, 7-5, 6-1.
The Bulldogs also garnered a 6-4, 6-1 victory at the No. 5 position from junior Ali Patterson (Overland Park, Kan.).
Drake continues its visit to Las Vegas with a pair of matches on Friday (March 23). The Bulldogs will face San Jose State at 2:00 p.m. CT before battling Southern Utah at 8:00 p.m. CT.
DRAKE (14-3) DEF. SEATTLE (9-12), 5-2
MARCH 21, 2012 • LAS VEGAS, NEV.
No. 1 Manca Krizman (DU) def. Katrina Schwab (SEA), 6-4, 6-1
No. 2 Lindsey Newman (SEA) def. Gabriela Demos (DU), 5-7, 6-4, 6-3
No. 3 Klavdija Rebol (DU) def. Anna Lambert (SEA), 6-0, 6-2
No. 4 Nell Boyd (DU) def. Corinne Wurden (SEA), 7-5, 6-1
No. 5 Ali Patterson (DU) def. Sarah Lucas (SEA), 6-4, 6-1
No. 6 Nicole Nakaoka (SEA) def. Amanda Aragon (DU), 6-3, 6-1
Order of finish: (3,1,4,5,6,2)
No. 1 Demos/Krizman (DU) def. Schwab/Wurden (SEA), 8-4
No. 2 Jessica Aguilera/Rebol (DU) def. Lambert/Newman (SEA), 8-4
No. 3 Aragon/Boyd (DU) def. Lucas/Nakaoka (SEA), 9-8 (8)
Order of finish: (2,1,3)