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Women's tennis slays Dragons in season opener
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Updated: Thursday 01/28/2013 11:40:58 (ET)
by Michelle Hamilton, UND Athletics Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- The UND women’s tennis team opened the season with a dominating win over Minnesota State, Moorhead at the Choice Health and Fitness Center, defeating the Dragons, 7-0 Friday.

UND began the night by sweeping the doubles competition.  All three matches were won easily by North Dakota with 8-0 wins at both No. 1 and No. 2 and an 8-1 victory at No. 3 doubles.

In singles competition, junior Stephanie Petsis (Toronto, Ontario), sophomore Callie Ronkowski (Grand Forks, N.D.) and junior Stephanie Biehn (Sherburn, Minn.) each provided UND with 6-0 wins as UND recorded wins in all six singles matches.

Head coach Tom Wynne was pleased with the performance saying, “It was a good run-through for the team not only to play, but also we haven’t had a home match in five years so it was a good way for us to get used to the new facility and the nuances.”

UND continues its four-match home stand on February 1st against Montana in its first Big Sky Conference match and will play host to South Dakota State later that night at 8 p.m.

North Dakota 7, MSU Moorhead 0

Singles competition

1. PETSIS, Stephanie (UND_W) def. Cassandra Smith (MSUM) 6-0, 6-0

2. RONKOWSKI, Callie (UND_W) def. Jenna Galstad (MSUM) 6-0, 6-0

3. STEJSKAL, Sarah (UND_W) def. Morgan Smith (MSUM) 6-0, 6-3

4. SWEEN, Megan (UND_W) def. Jaime LaCoursiere (MSUM) 6-1, 6-0

5. BIEHN, Stephanie (UND_W) def. Ashley Wood (MSUM) 6-0, 6-0

6. LAWRENCE, Mindy (UND_W) def. Kaitlyn Emerson (MSUM) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. PETSIS, Stephanie/RONKOWSKI, Callie (UND_W) def. Jenna Galstad/Jaime LaCoursiere(MSUM) 8-0

2. BIEHN, Stephanie/STEJSKAL, Sarah (UND_W) def. Cassandra Smith/Morgan Smith (MSUM) 8-0

3. SWEEN, Megan/PROUT, Shaylin (UND_W) def. Leandra Schmidt/Kaitlin McNary (MSUM) 8-1

 

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