SignUp
Play Video
Stephanie Petsis did not lose a game in her 6-0, 6-0 win at top singles Friday.
Women's tennis slays Dragons in season opener
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Thursday 01/28/2013 11:40:58 (ET)
by Michelle Hamilton, UND Athletics Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop

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

 

Baseball off to the Windy City in third place
North Dakota heads to Chicago State Friday to begin a three-game Western Athletic Conference series against the Cougars. UND heads into the series in third place in the WAC standings at 6-3, a... MORE
#DayByDay - Spring Football Practice Report No. 11
For the first time this spring, head coach Bubba Schweigert gave his team some extended looks in live drills and the first-year head coach said he saw some good things among the 25-plus plays... MORE
Bissell shatters school record in hammer throw
LOS ANGELES North Dakota's three-day trip to California got off to a sunny start Thursday night as senior Jakob Bissell destroyed his own school record in the hammer throw. MORE
Griep, throwers open California trip for UND
LOS ANGELES Sophomore Molly Griep recorded a pair of fourth-place finishes and two other North Dakota throwers achieved personal records Thursday night at the Cal State L.A. Twilight Open. MORE
UND Insider Weekly - Best of: Features
Watch host, Tim Hennessy, as he goes through UND Insider Weekly's features that showcased the teams and student-athletes here at UND. MORE

advertisement