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University of Minnesota, Crookston Women’s Tennis Squad Defeated 9-0 by Winona State University
March 29, 2008

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445

(Crookston, Minn.) – Winona State University defeated the University of Minnesota, Crookston Women’s Tennis squad by a 9-0 score in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) action Friday night in Winona, Minn. The loss drops the Golden Eagles to 0-6 on the season and 0-3 in the NSIC. The Warriors improve to 6-11 overall and 4-1 in the NSIC.


Winona State University 9, Minnesota, Crookston 0
Mar 28, 2008 at Winona, MN (St. T's)

Singles competition

1. Heather Pierce (WSU) def. Vanessa Houle (UMC) 6-2, 6-0

2. Mary Hesterman (WSU) def. Jacqueline Noah (UMC) 6-0, 6-1

3. Amanda Asche (WSU) def. Christa Nitsch (UMC) 6-0, 6-1

4. Kaycee Moore (WSU) def. Susan Turner (UMC) 6-0, 6-1

5. Holly Peltier (WSU) def. Melissa Mackedanz (UMC) 6-0, 6-0

6. Erika Richae (WSU) def. Tammy Johnson (UMC) 6-0, 6-0


Doubles competition

1. Heather Pierce/Mary Hesterman (WSU) def. Jacqueline Noah/Christa Nitsch (UMC) 8-1

2. Erika Richae/Holly Peltier (WSU) def. Vanessa Houle/Susan Turner (UMC) 8-0

3. Kaycee Moore/Courtney Zinter (WSU) def. Melissa Mackedanz/Tammy Johnson (UMC) 8-0



The Golden Eagles return to action on Saturday, March 29 when they take on Bethany Lutheran College and St. Mary’s University in a pair of non-conference matches in Winona, Minn. The matches start at 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm respectively.


For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics website at


The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Golden Eagle Hockey is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).