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Women's tennis opens 2009 fall slate with loss at Frostburg State

(Posted September 9, 2009)

FROSTBURG, Md. -- The Juniata College women's team opened up the fall portion of its 2009-10 season with a 7-2 loss at Frostburg State University, Wednesday afternoon in Frostburg, Md.

The Eagles (0-1) dropped all three doubles matches, with the no. 3 tandem of Lauren Perow (Huntingdon, Pa./Huntingdon Area) and Hilary Walsh (Waynesboro, Pa./Waynesboro Area) coming the closest to pulling off a win with their 9-7 loss to the Bobcats' Liz Coblentz and Ramona Cuddahee.

At no. 1 doubles, Amanda Fontana (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Trinity) and Katie Healy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) also played a close match, eventually falling 8-6 to the Frostburg State duo of Elly Dannenfelser and Megan Martin.

Healy rebounded to post a 6-2, 6-0 win over Frostburg's Vicky Stafford at no. 2 singles, while Maggie Wolenter (Audubon, N.J./Audubon) notched a 6-1, 6-4 victory at no. 3 singles.

Juniata continues play this Sunday, when both the men's and women's tennis teams will be in action on the Raffensperger Tennis Courts as the Eagles host Division I Saint Francis University. Competition will start with doubles matches beginning at 12:30 p.m.

Frostburg State 7, Juniata 2
Doubles

1 - Elly Dannenfelser/Megan Martin (FSU) def. Amanda Fontana/Katie Healy, 8-6
2 - Caroline Shedd/Vicky Stafford (FSU) def. Maggie Wolenter/Stacie Beegle, 8-2
3 - Liz Coblentz/Ramona Cuddahee (FSU) def. Lauren Perow/Hilary Walsh, 9-7

Singles
1 - Dannenfelser (FSU) def. Fontana, 3-6, 6-2, 10-2
2 - Healy (JC) def. Stafford, 6-2, 6-0
3 - Wolenter (JC) def. Shedd, 6-1, 6-4
4 - Martin (FSU) def. Perow, 6-1, 6-0
5 - Coblentz (FSU) def. Beegle, 6-4, 0-6, 6-3
6 - Jannill Sites (FSU) def. Walsh, 6-0, 6-2

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Revised Sept. 11, 2009

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