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No. 71 DePaul Women's Tennis Takes Third Straight, Beats EMU 6-1
Junior Kelsey Lawson moved up to the four and improved her dual record to 4-0 with a win on Sunday.

Junior Kelsey Lawson moved up to the four and improved her dual record to 4-0 with a win on Sunday.

Feb. 3, 2013

CHICAGO - The No. 71 DePaul women's tennis team capped an undefeated weekend, winning its third straight match, 6-1, over visiting Eastern Michigan on Sunday at Lakeshore Sport & Fitness.

The Blue Demons move to 3-2 with the win, while EMU dropped to 3-5 overall in dual match play. For DePaul, it was a third straight win and wrapped up a dominant weekend in which the team dropped just one point over three matches.

It was an 8-0 weekend at doubles, as DePaul swept the point to get out to a 1-0 lead early in the match.

Ana Vladutu and Patricia Fargas grabbed a win at the top spot over Nino Mebuke and Klara Supejova, 8-4. The tandem of Matea Cutura and Kelsey Lawson followed with an 8-2 decision in the two hole, defeating Daphne Friedrichs and Mariya Toncheva, 8-2.

Zaina Sufi and Jarret Fisher then completed the sweep with an 8-0 victory against Ankita Bhatia and Zsofia Biro.

In singles play, Cutura kept things rolling with a breezy 6-1, 6-2 result against Mebuke.

DePaul received its next point from the three position, where Vladutu took care of Friedrichs by a score of 6-4, 6-2.

At the four, Lawson was also a winner, 6-2, 6-1, beating Toncheya and improving to 4-0 in dual match play.

Fisher was a winner at the fifth position, ripping off a perfect set in the first en route to a 6-0, 6-3 win. Sufi then provided DePaul's final point, dropping Biro 6-4, 6-0.

The Blue Demons will remain home next weekend, playing Utah on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Lakeshore Sport & Fitness. First serve is set for 2:00 p.m. CT.

#71 DePaul 6, Eastern Michigan 1

Singles
1. #112 Matea Cutura (D) def. Nino Mebuke (E) 6-1, 6-2
2. Klara Supejova (E) def. Patricia Fargas (D) 6-2, 1-6, 1-0
3. Ana Vladutu (D) def. Daphne Friedrichs (E) 6-4, 6-2
4. Kelsey Lawson (D) def. Mariya Toncheva (E) 6-2, 6-1
5. #119 Jarret Fisher (D) def. Ankita Bhatia (E) 6-0, 6-3
6. Zaina Sufi (D) def. Zsofia Biro (E) 6-4, 6-0

 

 

Doubles
1. Vladutu/Fargas (D) def. Mebuke/Supejova (E) 8-4
2. Cutura/Lawson (D) def. Friedrichs/Toncheva (E) 8-2
3. Sufi/Fisher (D) def. Bhatia/Biro (E) 8-0