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MSU-Mankato Defeats Golden Eagle Women’s Tennis Squad 9-0
February 23, 2008

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

(Crookston, Minn.) – Minnesota State UniversityMankato defeated the University of Minnesota, Crookston Women’s Tennis squad by a 9-0 score in non-conference action at Centre Court Fitness Club in Grand Forks, N.D. on Friday night. The loss drops the Golden Eagles to 0-4 on the season. The Mavericks improve to 8-1. Below are the results with U of M, Crookston listed first.


Golden Eagles 0                      Mankato 9




#1 singles          Vanessa Houle vs. Kate Maland                         Mankato 6-0, 6-1

#2 singles          Jacqueline Noah vs. Sarah Westman                  Mankato 6-1, 6-0

#3 singles          Christa Nitsch vs. Paige Burke                           Mankato 6-0, 6-1

#4 singles          Susan Turner vs. Ami Nishida                            Mankato 6-1, 6-0

#5 singles          Kimberly Anderson vs. Sarah Madigan                Mankato 6-0, 6-0

#6 singles          Melissa Mackedanz vs. Tegan Bakke                 Mankato 6-0, 6-0




#1 Doubles        Noah/Nitsch vs. Maland/Madigan                        Mankato 8-2

#2 Doubles        Houle/Turner vs. Burke/Westman                        Mankato 8-0

#3 Doubles        Anderson/Mackedanz vs. Nishida/Eckstrom         Mankato 8-0


The Golden Eagles return to action on Sunday, February 24 when they host the University of South Dakota in non-conference action at the Centre Court Fitness Club. Matches start at 9:00 am.


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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).