Blank Marquette, 7-0
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The No. 27 Indiana women's tennis team evened its record to 5-5 on the year with a 7-0 blanking of Marquette Saturday morning in the IU Varsity Tennis Center. The Hoosiers claimed the doubles point and won all six singles matches en route to the victory. The Golden Eagles drop to 3-6 on the spring.
The doubles duo of senior Dora Vastag and sophomore Cecile Perton got the Hoosiers off to a fast start with an 8-2 win, at the No. 3 position, over freshman Maria Calbeto and sophomore Andrea Bukacek. The tandem pushed its spring mark to 5-2 and 11-4 on the year.
IU clinched the pairs point as the team of senior Dominika Walterova and Laura McGaffigan bested freshman Erin Watkins and sophomore Dominika Dabrowski at No. 2 by the margin of 8-2. The duo improved to 3-0 on the spring.
Junior Sarah Batty and sophomore Kara Zeder completed the doubles sweep with an 8-6 conquest of sophomore Francina Bonnelly and freshman Elsemieke Dokter at the top position.
IU continued to cruise in singles action, as Vastag and Batty won at No. 1 and 2, respectively, by the identical score of 6-0, 6-0.
McGaffigan bested Watkins at No. 3, 6-1, 6-1, and Perton downed Bonnelly, 6-2, 6-2, at the No. 4 spot.
Zeder topped Dabrowski at No. 5, 6-3, 6-0, for her first singles win of the spring.
Freshman Amanda El-Tobgy captured her first collegiate dual match victory, 6-2, 6-0, against Bukacek.
The Cream and Crimson will return to the courts Saturday afternoon for a 2:30 p.m. showdown with No. 44 Western Michigan. Admission to the contest is free.
No. 27 Indiana 7, Marquette 0
IU Varsity Tennis Center
1. Sarah Batty/Kara Zeder (IU) def. Francina Bonnelly/Elsemieke Dokter (MU), 8-6
2. Laura McGaffigan/Dominika Walterova (IU) def. Erin Watkins/Dominika Dabrowski (MU), 8-2
3. Dora Vastag/Cecile Perton (IU) def. Maria Calbeto/Andrea Bukacek (MU), 8-2
1. No. 84 Dora Vastag (IU) def. Maria Calbeto (MU), 6-0, 6-0
2. Sarah Batty (IU) def. Elsemieke Dokter (MU), 6-0, 6-0
3. Laura McGaffigan (IU) def. Erin Watkins (MU), 6-1, 6-1
4. Cecile Perton (IU) def. Francina Bonnelly (MU), 6-2, 6-2
5. Kara Zeder (IU) def. Dominika Dabrowski (MU), 6-3, 6-0
6. Amanda El-Tobgy (IU) def. Andrea Bukacek (MU), 6-2, 6-0
No. 27 Indiana is now 5-5
Marquette is now 3-6
Time of Match: 2:50
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