UW-Eau Claire Tops St. Norbert

From Sports Information Director, September 20, 2008 | Women's Tennis
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

GREEN BAY - UW-Eau Claire claimed an 8-1 women's tennis dual match win over St. Norbert College at Western Racquet Club. The Green Knights fell to 3-2, while the Blugolds improved to 2-3.

St. Norbert picked up its only win of the morning at No. 2 singles. Lauren Post beat Megan Born 6-1, 6-4. The Green Knights did have a couple of close matches in two other singles meetings, with Kelly Van Handel losing to Gina Dahl at No. 1 singles 6-4, 6-3 and Emily McElhaney falling to Erin Welch at No. 4 singles 6-4, 6-4.

The Green Knights also had a pair of near-misses at Nos. 1 and 2 doubles. Van Handel and Post fell to Dahl and Courtney Lynne at No. 1 8-6. Allyson Yankle and Callie Schroeder also lost 8-6 at No. 2 doubles to Brenna McCormick and Welch.

St. Norbert returns to action on Tuesday, Sept. 23 in a key Midwest Conference North Division match at Lawrence University.