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University of South Dakota Defeats Golden Eagle Women’s Tennis Squad 9-0
February 24, 2008

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

(Crookston, Minn.) – The University of South Dakota defeated the University of Minnesota, Crookston Women’s Tennis squad by a 9-0 score in non-conference action today at Centre Court Fitness Club in Grand Forks, N.D. The loss drops the Golden Eagles to 0-5 on the season. The Coyotes improve to 6-3. Below are the results with U of M, Crookston listed first.


Golden Eagles 0                      USD 9




#1 Singles         Vanessa Houle vs. Rijalda Zejnic                        USD 6-0, 6-1

#2 Singles         Jacqueline Noah vs. Jenny Lewellen                    USD 6-1, 6-0

#3 Singles         Christa Nitsch vs. Maggie Peters                        USD 6-1, 6-1

#4 Singles         Susan Turner vs. Amanda Barton                        USD 6-1, 6-1

#5 Singles         Melissa Mackedanz vs. Melonie Rockne              USD 6-0, 6-1

#6 Singles         Tammy Johnson vs. Ashley Waltman                  USD 6-0, 6-0




#1 Doubles        Noah/Nitsch vs. Zejnic/Peters                             USD 8-1

#2 Doubles        Houle/Turner vs. Barton/Lewellen                        USD 8-2

#3 Doubles        Mackedanz/Johnson vs. Waltman/Rockne           USD 8-1



The Golden Eagles return to action on Friday, March 28 when they take on Winona State University in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) meet in Winona, Minn. Matches start at 6:00 pm.


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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).