St. Norbert Wins Pair

From Sports Information Director, October 3, 2009 | Women's Tennis
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - St. Norbert College won a pair of non-conference dual matches with a 9-0 win over Knox College and a 7-2 win over Lake Forest College.

With several matches reduced to a single pro set due to inclement weather, St. Norbert didn't waste much time in claiming the two wins.

St. Norbert (5-5) rolled past Knox, with Lauren Post and Kelly Van Handel topping Megan Funk and Jordan Kuban 8-0 at the No. 1 pairing. Allyson Yankle and Erin Riutta beat Katie Beadling and Rachel Clark at No. 2 doubles 8-3.

Callie Schroeder picked up an 8-1 win over Sarah Bolitiho at No. 6 singles. Three St. Norbert players picked up 8-2 wins - Van Handel over Kuban at No. 2, Yankle over Beadling at No. 3 and Maria Slusarek over Ginny Graves at No. 5.

Against Lake Forest, St. Norbert also swept all three doubles points. Slusarek and Kristyn Klind beat Lauren Stroner and Sara Bennett by an 8-3 score at No. 3. In singles, Van Handel topped Nonie Carson 8-1 at No. 2, while Schroeder beat Natalie Atroshenko 6-2 at No. 6.