Women’s Tennis Rolls Past Butler
April 15, 2017

CHICAGO- The DePaul women’s tennis team swept Butler 7-0 on Saturday evening at Lakeshore Sport & Fitness for Senior Day. 

DePaul (11-7, 3-2 BIG EAST) won all of its singles rounds in two sets. 

In doubles action, Milica Tesic and Keisha Clousing defeated Kailey Eaton and Callie Scmit 6-1 at No. 3. The No. 81 ranked tandem of Yuliya Shupenia and Aspasia Avgeri followed with a 6-1 finish over Rachel Sutton and Bailey at No. 1. Florence Abbott and Ana Vladutu finished it off with a 7-5 win against Jocelyn Koester and Jordan Minnick at No. 2. 

Shupenia kept things rolling for the Blue Demons in singles action. The No. 124 player in the country notched the first singles point with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Padgett at the top spot. 

Fellow senior Vladutu recorded DePaul’s next point with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Koester at No. 3. 

Clousing defeated Sutton at No. 2 6-1, 6-1 and now boasts a three-match win streak. 

Abbott clinched a 6-2, 6-0 decision over Carla O’Byrne at No. 5. 

Avgeri won her eighth match in a row against Eaton 6-2, 6-3, while Tesic ended the match with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Minnick at No. 6. 

The Blue Demons return to action at Western Michigan on Sunday, April 16 for a 1 p.m. match in Kalamazoo, Mich. 

RESULTS:
DePaul 7, Butler 0

Doubles:
1. No. 81 Shupenia/Avgeri (DPU) def. Sutton/B. Padgett (BU)- 6-1
2. Abbott/Vladutu (DPU) def. Koester/Minnick (BU)- 7-5
3. Tesic/Clousing (DPU) def. Eaton/Schmit (BU)- 6-1


 

 

Singles:
1. No. 124 Shupenia (DPU) def. B. Padgett (BU)- 6-0, 6-0
2. Clousing (DPU) def. Sutton (BU)- 6-1, 6-1
3. Vladutu (DPU) def. Koester (BU)- 6-2, 6-0
4. Avgeri (DPU) def. Eaton (BU)- 6-2, 6-3
5. Abbott (DPU) def. O’Byrne (BU)- 6-2, 6-0
6. Tesic (DPU) def. Minnick (BU)- 6-1, 6-4

Order of finish:
Doubles- 3, 1, 2 Singles- 1, 3, 2, 5, 4. 6

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