No. 71 Women's Tennis Sweeps Milwaukee, 7-0
Feb. 1, 2013
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. - The DePaul women's tennis team swept all six singles matches and got two perfect performances on its way to the doubles point, shutting out Milwaukee 7-0 on Friday at the Elite Sports Club.
The Blue Demons improved to 1-2 in dual play, while the Panthers slip to 1-2. Setting the tone in the doubles frame, DePaul picked up 8-0 wins from pairs at the two and three spots to take an early 1-0 lead.
Freshman Matea Cutura and junior Kelsey Lawson teamed up for the win at the two spot, defeating Milwaukee's Kelly Fritz and Dana Shannon. Zaina Sufi and Jarret Fisher, both freshmen, then dispatched the Panthers' Brittany Skemp and Maria Zompolas by an identical score.
Cutura, ranked 112th nationally in singles by the ITA, came back to win DePaul's first solo point with a breezy 6-1, 6-0 decision over Maddy Soule.
Lawson finished next, wrapping up a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Chelsea Bailey. Sophomore Patricia Fargas then followed with a 6-1, 6-2 triumph at the two spot to clinch the match.
Playing in the six hole, Sufi took down Skemp with identical set scores of 6-1, 6-1. Number five Jarret Fisher, ranked No. 119 by the ITA, was also a straight set victor with a 6-2, 6-3 decision against Christina Colarossi.
The seventh and final point came from third singles where freshman Ana Vladutu finished off Dana Shannon, 6-4, 6-3.
Next up for DePaul will be a home match with Butler on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. before the Blue Demons wrap up the weekend versus Eastern Michigan on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. inside Lakeshore Sport & Fitness.
DePaul 7, Milwaukee 0
Order of finish: 1, 4, 2, 6, 5, 3
Order of finish: 3, 2, 1 (unf.)