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Golden Eagle Tennis Team Drops Final Two Regular Season Matches
April 13, 2008

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

Crookston, Minn.) – The University of Minnesota, Crookston Women’s Tennis team closed out the 2008 season with two Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) losses in Bemidji, Minn. today. The Golden Eagles dropped their first match to Upper Iowa University and their second to Bemidji State University. Both were by 9-0 margins.


Upper Iowa University 9, Minnesota Crookston 0
Apr 13, 2008 at Bemidji, Minn. (Gillett Recreation and Fitness Center)

Singles competition
1. Bradfield, Jennifer (UIU) def. Houle, Vanessa (UMC) 6-0, 6-0
2. Huisman, Kasey (UIU) def. Noah, Jacqueline (UMC) 6-1, 6-0
3. Cox, Mallery (UIU) def. Nitsch, Christa (UMC) 6-0, 6-0
4. Montgomery, Kelsey (UIU) def. Turner, Susan (UMC) 6-1, 6-0
5. Kelley, Erin (UIU) def. Hulst, Megan (UMC) 6-3, 6-3
6. Atherton, Faith (UIU) def. Anderson, Kimberly (UMC) 6-1, 6-0


Doubles competition
1. Bradfield, Jennifer/Huisman, Kasey (UIU) def. Noah, Jacqueline/Nitsch, Christa (UMC) 8-2
2. Cox, Mallery/Kelley, Erin (UIU) def. Houle, Vanessa/Hulst, Megan (UMC) 8-2
3. Montgomery, Kelsey/Limburg, Elizabeth (UIU) def. Mackedanz, Melissa/Turner, Susan (UMC) 8-0

Bemidji State University 9, Minnesota Crookston 0
Apr 13, 2008 at Bemidji, Minn.

Singles competition
1. Welu, Kali (BSU) def. Houle, Vanessa (UMC) 6-0, 6-1
2. Lexcen, Kristen (BSU) def. Noah, Jacqueline (UMC) 4-6, 6-0, 10-4
3. Steinke, Farrah (BSU) def. Nitsch, Christa (UMC) 6-0, 6-1
4. Hoberg, Sheila (BSU) def. Turner, Susan (UMC) 6-0, 6-1
5. Kapsner, Julie (BSU) def. Hulst, Megan (UMC) 6-1, 6-2
6. Erickson, Amy (BSU) def. Anderson, Kimberly (UMC) 6-0, 6-1


Doubles competition
1. Welu, Kali/Hoberg, Sheila (BSU) def. Nitsch, Christa/Noah, Jacqueline (UMC) 8-3
2. Lexcen, Kristen/Johnson, Kara (BSU) def. Houle, Vanessa/Hulst, Megan (UMC) 8-6
3. Steinke, Farrah/Maki, Cheyanne (BSU) def. Mackedanz, Melissa/Turner, Susan (UMC) 8-0

U of M, Crookston closes out the regular season with a record of 0-12 and NSIC record of 0-7. They will return to action on Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20 at the NSIC Conference Championships hosted at the Baseline Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.


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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).