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Drake Earns 6-1 Triumph Over Bradley

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Release: April 06, 2012
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DES MOINES, Iowa - The Drake women's tennis team improved to 2-0 in the Missouri Valley Conference following the Bulldogs' 6-1 victory over Bradley on Friday (April 6) at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.

The Bulldogs swept all three doubles contests on the evening, with the tandem of senior Jessica Aguilera (Santa Cruz, Bolivia) and sophomore Klavdija Rebol (Kranj, Slovenia) pulling in the deciding tally with an 8-3 decision at the No. 2 slot over Corey Mattson and Sarah Rodefeld.

Junior Manca Krizman (Solkan, Slovenia) garnered her 24th-straight singles victory downing Elizabeth Przystawski at No. 1, 6-0, 6-1.

Senior Gabriela Demos (Chesterfield, Mo.) extended Drake's lead to 3-0 besting Meredith McDonagh on court No. 3, 6-1, 6-1.

Fellow senior Amanda Aragon (Fort Collins, Colo.) clinched the match in favor of the Bulldogs on the strength of a 6-1, 6-2 decision past Cassia Wojtalik at the No. 4 position.

Rounding out Drake's victory total on the evening was Rebol and Aguilera, who posted wins at the Nos. 2 and 5 slots, respectively.

Drake concludes its home slate on Saturday (April 7) hosting Illinois State at 1:00 p.m. at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.  The Bulldogs will honor Aguilera, Aragon, Demos, Krizman and Earlynn Lauer (Wichita, Kan.), who are playing in their final career home matches, with special Senior Day festivities.

DRAKE (18-4, 2-0 MVC) DEF. BRADLEY (3-13, 0-2 MVC), 6-1

APRIL 6, 2012 • ROGER KNAPP TENNIS CENTER

SINGLES:

No. 1 Manca Krizman (DU) def. Elizabeth Przystawski (BU), 6-0, 6-1

No. 2 Klavdija Rebol (DU) def. Adele Henke (BU), 6-1, 6-1

No. 3 Gabriela Demos (DU) def. Meredith McDonagh (BU), 6-1, 6-1

No. 4 Amanda Aragon (DU) def. Cassia Wojtalik (BU), 6-1, 6-2

No. 5 Jessica Aguilera (DU) def. Corey Mattson (BU), 6-0, 6-2

No. 6 Carly Miles (BU) def. Earlynn Lauer (DU), 6-0, 6-3

Order of finish: (1,3,4,2,6,5)

DOUBLES:

No. 1 Demos/Krizman (DU) def. Henke/McDonagh (BU), 8-1

No. 2 Aguilera/Rebol (DU) def. Mattson/Sarah Rodefeld (BU), 8-3

No. 3 Aragon/Nell Boyd (DU) def. Jesse Bertino/Miles (BU), 8-2

Order of finish: (1,2,3)

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