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Women's tennis opens season with victory at Frostburg State

(Posted September 10, 2008)

FROSTBURG, Md. -- The Juniata College women's tennis team captured five of six singles matches to clinch a convincing 6-3 win over Frostburg State University, Wednesday afternoon in Frostburg, Md.

Senior Caroline Weisser (York, Pa./York Suburban) and junior Maggie Wolenter (Audubon, N.J./Audubon) teamed up to post Juniata's lone win in doubles competition, an 8-4 victory over Frostburg's Ramona Cuddahee and Becky Cuddahee. Weisser then recorded a 7-6 (7-4), 6-1 win over Liz Coblentz at #4 singles, while Wolenter downed the Bobcats' Vicky Stafford 6-2, 6-0, at #3 singles.

Amanda Fontana (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Trinity) recorded a 6-1, 7-5 win at #1 singles over FSU's Sarah Eisel, while newcomer Katie Healy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) was victorious at #2 singles over Caroline Shedd, 6-3, 6-2. Lauren Perow (Huntingdon, Pa./Huntingdon Area) rounded out Juniata's singles victories with a 7-5 (7-4), 7-6 win at #5 singles.

Juniata also played one doubles and three singles matches as exhibition contests, with the Eagles either winning or leading in all four matches. Sarah Lieberman (Wyomissing, Pa./Wyomissing Area) and Tiereney Miller (Altoona, Pa./Altoona Area) paired up for the doubles match, while Lieberman, Hilary Walsh (Waynesboro, Pa./Waynesboro Area), and Katie Steinour (Gettysburg, Pa./Gettysburg) played in the singles exhibitions.

The Juniata women's tennis team returns to action on Sunday, Sept. 14, when they host St. Francis University (Pa.) on Juniata's Raffensperger Tennis Courts in Huntingdon, Pa.

WOMEN'S TENNIS
Juniata 6, Frostburg State 3


Doubles
#1 - Sarah Eisel/Vicky Stafford (FSU) def. Amanda Fontana/Katie Healy, 8-6
#2 - Caroline Weisser/Maggie Wolenter (JC) def. Ramona Cuddahee/Becky Cuddahee, 8-4
#3 - Caroline Shedd/Liz Coblentz (FSU) def. Katie Kline./Lauren Perow, 8-3

Singles
#1 - Fontana (JC) def. Eisel, 6-1, 7-5
#2 - Healy (JC) def. Shedd, 6-3, 6-2
#3 - Wolenter (JC) def. Stafford, 6-2, 6-0
#4 - Weisser (JC) def. Coblentz, 7-6 (7-4), 6-1
#5 - Perow (JC) def. Theresa Mills, 7-5, 7-6 (7-4)
#6 - Jannille Sites (FSU) def. Tiereney Miller, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2

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