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Eagle women's tennis closes out 07-08 campaign with loss

(Posted April 19, 2008)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The Juniata College women's tennis squad was anxious to end its 2007-08 season on a high note and reverse a nine-match losing streak. Unfortunately, their opponent in Saturday's regular season finale was a Moravian College squad that was coming into its match with Juniata on a three-game winning streak, with victories in five of its last six. The Greyhounds ultimately had their way in the match, downing Juniata College 9-0 on the Raffensperger Tennis Courts in Huntingdon, Pa. The loss ended the Eagles' season at 4-14, 1-5 in the Landmark Conference. Sophomore Maggie Wolenter (Audubon, N.J./Audubon) had the closest match of the afternoon, battling Moravian's MaryKate Kelly in a 7-5, 6-4 loss at #2 singles. Earlier in the day, Wolenter paired up with Amanda Fontana (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Trinity) in an 8-5 loss at #1 doubles. Fontana dropped her #1 singles match, 6-4, 6-0 to the 'Hounds Lindsey Hopper. Complete results are listed below: WOMEN'S TENNIS Moravian College 9, Juniata College 0 Apr 19, 2008 at Huntingdon, Pa. Singles competition 1. Lindsey Hopper (MOR) def. Amanda Fontana (JCW) 6-4, 6-0 2. MaryKate Kelly (MOR) def. Maggie Wolenter (JCW) 7-5, 6-4 3. Brittany Popaca (MOR) def. Lauren Perow (JCW) 6-1, 6-0 4. Jennel Yelito (MOR) def. Tiereney Miller (JCW) 6-2, 6-0 5. Kerry McKinley (MOR) def. Laura Gregory (JCW) 6-3, 6-1 6. Rebecca Angstadt (MOR) def. Katie Kline (JCW) 6-1, 6-0 Doubles competition 1. Lindsey Hopper/Dyana Swan (MOR) def. Amanda Fontana/Maggie Wolenter (JCW) 8-5 2. Brittany Popaca/Jennel Yelito (MOR) def. Lauren Perow/Tiereney Miller (JCW) 8-1 3. MaryKate Kelly/Kerry McKinley (MOR) def. Laura Gregory/Katie Kline (JCW) 8-1 -30-

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