April 9, 2011

Muhlenberg sweeps McDaniel

Mules notch fourth 9-0 conference win

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Sara Sutker recorded a 2-0 day to lead Muhlenberg to a 9-0 victory over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) women's tennis action on Saturday.

The Mules (7-3, 5-2 CC) dropped just four games in the seven contested matches to record their fourth conference win by a 9-0 score.

Carissa Grove (Boonsboro, Md./St. Maria Goretti) paced the Green Terror (1-11, 0-6 CC), winning three of the team's four games.

Sutker and Caitie Druker took an 8-1 decision over Grove and Brittany Starlings (Mt. Airy, Md./Linganore) at first doubles while Danielle Winston and Lindsay Schmidt were 8-0 winners at No. 2.

Emily Szulman topped Grove 6-1, 6-1 at third singles.

Sutker capped her 2-0 day with a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 1 singles.

McDaniel returns to action at home against Johns Hopkins on Wednesday. Match time is 4 p.m.

Muhlenberg 9, McDaniel 0

Doubles
1. Caitie Druker/Sara Sutker (Mu) def. Brittany Starlings/Carissa Grove 8-1;
2. Danielle Winston/Lindsay Schmidt (Mu) def. Sara Yost/Elise O'Meara 8-0;
3. Amanda von Taube/Gabriela Contino (Mu) won by default.

Singles
1. Sutker (Mu) def. Starlings 6-0, 6-0;
2. Nina Sanders (Mu) def. Yost 6-0, 6-1;
3. Emily Szulman (Mu) def. Grove 6-1, 6-1;
4. Lauren Zakheim (Mu) def. O'Meara 6-0, 6-0;
5. von Taube (Mu) def. Emily Henderson 6-0, 6-0;
6. Contino (Mu) won by default.

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