Top-ranked Armstrong Atlantic Defeats TrojansFebruary 13, 2011
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Anderson University women’s tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision to No. 1-ranked and three-time defending D-II national champion Armstrong Atlantic Sunday afternoon at Bacon Park.
The Trojans (1-1) were able to garner one doubles point as the Lady Pirates (1-0) swept the doubles matches. Camie Beaulieu-Brunet and Shelby Anderson dropped an 8-0 decision to the top-ranked duo of Alida Muller-Wehlau and Barbora Krtickova at No. 1 doubles, while AASU’s Aleksandra Filipovski and Joanna Szymczyk defeated Avery Owens and Lauren Trumbull, 8-1, at No. 2 doubles. Kathleen Henry and Tina Ronel completed the doubles sweep with an 8-0 win over Julie Halbert and Marcela Gallegos 8-0.
On the singles side, the Lady Pirates picked up straight set wins in the six singles matches. Top-ranked Muller-Wehlau defeated Brunet, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 1 singles, while eighth-ranked Krtickova claimed a 6-2, 6-1 win over Owens at No. 2 singles. Filipovski notched a 6-1, 6-2 win over Halbert at No. 3 singles while Ronel beat Trumbull, 6-1, 6-1, at No. 4 singles.
No. 25-ranked Henry beat Anderson, 6-1, 6-1, at No. 5 singles and Jessica Gardefjord claimed a 6-1, 6-2 win over Emily Weiland at No. 6 singles.
Anderson will get back on the courts Wednesday at Division I opponent USC Upstate. First-serve is scheduled for 11 a.m.
#1 Armstrong Atlantic State 9, Anderson 0
1. #1 Alida Muller-Wehlau (AASU) def. Camie Beaulieu-Brune (AUW) 6-0, 6-1
2. #8 Barbora Krtickova (AASU) def. Avery Owens (AUW) 6-2, 6-1
3. Aleksndra Filipovski (AASU) def. Julie Halbert (AUW) 6-1, 6-2
4. Tina Ronel (AASU) def. Lauren Trumbull (AUW) 6-1, 6-1
5. #25 Kathleen Henry (AASU) def. Shelby Anderson (AUW) 6-1, 6-1
6. Jessica Gardefjord (AASU) def. Emily Weiland (AUW) 6-1, 6-2
1. #1 Barbora Krtickova/Alida Muller-Wehlau (AASU) def. Camie Beaulieu-Brune/Shelby Anderson (AUW) 8-0
2. Aleksndra Filipovski/Joanna Szymczyk (AASU) def. Avery Owens/Lauren Trumbull (AUW) 8-1
3. Kathleen Henry/Tina Ronel (AASU) def. Julie Halbert/Marcela Gallegos (AUW) 8-0
Armstrong Atlantic State 1-0; National ranking #1