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Women's tennis improves to 9-4 with victory over Penn State Harrisburg

(Posted March 31, 2009)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College women's tennis improved its record to 9-4 with a 7-2 win over Penn State Harrisburg, Tuesday afternoon at the Raffensperger Tennis Courts.

Juniata swept all six singles matches, and took the top two doubles contests.

Freshman Katie Healy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) won her eighth straight singles match with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Jessica Kamp at no. 2 singles, and then paired up with Amanda Fontana (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Trinity) for an 8-3 triumph over the Penn State Harrisburg tandem of Kamp and Lauren Hall.

Fontana recorded a win of her own at no. 1 singles, downing Hall 6-3, 6-4.

Maggie Wolenter (Audubon, N.J./Audubon) extended her singles winning streak to five matches with a 6-2, 6-1 win over the Lions' Alexa Watach. Wolenter and Lauren Perow (Huntingdon, Pa./Huntingdon Area) dispatched Watach and Maya Davis, 8-3, earlier in the afternoon at no. 2 doubles.

Also posting singles wins for the Eagles were Jenny Wang (Huntingdon, Pa./Huntingdon Area) at no. 4, Perow at no. 5, and Ariel Otruba (Mansfield, Pa./Mansfield) at no. 6 singles.

Juniata returns to the courts on Friday, April 3, when it faces Stevenson University in a road match, before returning home to host Goucher College on Saturday, April 4.

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