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BW Women’s Tennis Team Beats Marietta, 9-0, OAC Tourney Starts Tuesday at UMU

Julie Tuck

Box Score | Updated Season Statistics

BEREA, OHIO --
The defending Ohio Athletic Conference champion Baldwin Wallace University women’s tennis team defeated Ohio Athletic Conference rival Marietta College, 9-0, today, (Saturday, April 28, 2012) inside the Lou Higgins Center.  The match was moved from the “Pop” Collins Courts to the Higgins Center due to inclement weather.

With its victory, BW ends the regular season at 9-13 overall and 4-4 in the OAC and will begin 2012 OAC Tournament play next Tuesday, May 1 at the University of Mount Union at 3:30 p.m. BW is the No.5-seed. With its loss, Marietta is 1-12 overall and end its season at 0-8 in the OAC.


BW gained a 3-0 lead after the doubles competition and won all of the six singles matches to claim the win.


In doubles play, the number one tandem of junior Rebecca Mittler (Elyria/ Elyria Catholic) and sophomore Morgan Baker (Vermilion/ Elyria Catholic) won by an 8-2 score, the No.2 duo of senior Jenny Greene (Worthington/ Thomas Worthington) and junior Danielle Rueger (Ashland) won by an 8-1 score and the No.3 team of senior Emily Brown (Vermilion) and junior Anna Callahan (Williamsville, N.Y./ Clarence Central) were victorious by an 8-1 score.


In singles play, they played in pro-sets. Greene won 8-0 at No.1, Mittler won 8-2 at No.2 Baker won 8-0 at No.3, Rueger won 8-0 at No.4, senior Julie Tuck (Berea) won 8-3 at No.5 and sophomore Elizabeth Keller (Cincinnati/ Walnut Hills) won at No.6 by the score of 8-6.


With a win at Mount Union next Tuesday, BW would advance to the 2012 OAC Final Four at the Linder Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio. The BW women have won four of the last five OAC Tournament titles and advanced to play in four of the last five NCAA Division III national tournaments.


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FINAL SCORE:   Baldwin Wallace -- 9, Marietta -- 0

SINGLES RESULTS:  

No.1:  Jenny Greene (BW) defeated Caitlin Cornell (MAR) 8-0;

No.2:  Rebecca Mittler (BW) def. Cate Gisser (MAR) 8-2;

No.3:  Morgan Baker (BW) def. Kelsey Jeffery (MAR) 8-0;

No.4:  Danielle Rueger (BW) def. Lauren Bush (MAR) 8-0;

No.5:  Julie Tuck (BW) def. Sarah Snow (MAR) 8-3;

No.6:  Elizabeth Keller (BW) def. Jamie Taylor (MAR) 8-6.


DOUBLES RESULTS:  

No.1: Mittler/ Baker (BW) defeated Cornell/ Gisser (MAR) 8-2;

No.2: Greene/ Rueger (BW) Snow/ Jeffery (MAR) 8-1;  

No.3: Emily Brown/ Anna Callahan (BW)  Taylor/ Bush (MAR) 8-1.

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