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Juniata women's tennis dealt 9-0 loss at Elizabethtown

(Posted April 14, 2008)

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. -- The Juniata College women's tennis had its hands full contending with a strong Elizabethtown College squad, eventually falling 9-0 to the Blue Jays on Monday afternoon in Elizabethtown, Pa. Eagle sophomore Amanda Fontana (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Trinity) turned in the strongest performance of the afternoon, taking the first set of her #1 singles match against E-town's Emily Swarr into a tiebreaker before falling 7-6 (7-4). Fontana dropped the second set 6-3 for the straight-set loss. "She played a really good match out there today and fought hard," said Juniata head coach Beth Bleil. Fontana teamed up with Maggie Wolenter (Audubon, N.J./Audubon) at #1 doubles, where the pair dropped an 8-0 decision to the Blue Jays' Emma Smith and Alice Yu. Juniata (4-12, 1-4 Landmark) returns to action on Thursday, April 17, when both the Eagle men's and women's teams face Gettysburg College. Complete match results are below: WOMEN'S TENNIS Elizabethtown College 9, Juniata College 0 April 14, 2008 at Elizabethtown, Pa. Doubles 1. Emma Smith/Alice Yu (EC) def. Amanda Fontana/Maggie Wolenter, 8-0 2. Emily Swarr/Jessica Russell (EC) def. Lauren Perow/Tiereney Miller, 8-2 3. Minke Albers/Kelly Fisher (EC) def. Laura Gregory/Katie Kline, 8-1 Singles 1. Swarr (EC) def. Fontana, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 2. Smith (EC) def. Wolenter, 6-0, 6-0 3. Yu (EC) def. Perow, 6-1, 6-0 4. Albers (EC) def. Miller, 6-0, 6-0 5. Russell (EC) def. Gregory, 6-1, 6-1 6. Fisher (EC) def. Kline, 6-1, 6-1 Juniata: 4-12 overall, 1-4 Landmark Elizabethtown: 12-3, 4-0 MAC Commonwealth -30-

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