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Juniata tennis teams sweep past Frostburg State

(Posted March 24, 2010)

FROSTBURG, Md. -- Both Juniata College tennis teams posted wins over Frostburg State University on Wednesday afternoon, in a pair of matches played in Frostburg, Md. The Juniata men posted a 9-0 win over Frostburg, while the women's team logged a 6-3 triumph over the Bobcats.

On the women's side, Katie Healy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) and Maggie Wolenter (Audubon, N.J./Audubon) posted a win at no. 1 doubles, 8-4, over Elly Dannenfelser and Megan Martin. The duo went on to capture victories at no. 1 and 2 singles respectively, with Healy downing Dannenfelser, 6-1, 6-3, and Wolenter capturing a 6-0, 6-2 win over Martin.

Lauren Perow (Huntingdon, Pa./Huntingdon) also came away with a pair of wins, teaming with Stacie Beegle (Schellsburg, Pa./Chestnut Ridge) for a 9-7 victory at no. 2 doubles and a 6-3, 6-2 win over Caroline Shedd at no. 4 singles.

In the men's match, the closest Frostburg State came to stealing a match was at no. 1 doubles, where Jarrad Silver (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) and Arnab Chakrabarti (Alpharetta, Ga./Alpharetta) had to fight for a 9-8 (7-3) win over Mike Stevenson and Ramon Gutierrez. Silver went on to capture his no. 1 singles match against Stevenson by a 6-3, 6-2 score, while Chakrabarti logged a 6-0, 6-4 win at no. 2 singles over Gutierrez.

Tucker Good (Gettysburg, Pa./Gettysburg) had a bit of a battle in the first set of his no. 3 singles match against Eddie McMurtrie, before finishing with a 7-5, 6-2 win.

The Juniata women's tennis team will face Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania on Thursday, March 25, at 3:30 p.m. in Indiana, Pa., and both teams will open Landmark Conference play this Saturday, March 27, when they host Moravian College.

MEN'S TENNIS
Juniata 9, Frostburg State 0

Doubles

1 - Jarrad Silver/Arnab Chakrabarti (JUN) def. Mike Stevenson/Ramon Gutierrez, 9-8 (7-3)
2 - Ross Imbrie/Scott Andrews (JUN) def. Tyler Forster/Eddie McMurtrie, 8-3
3 - Tucker Good/Brice Morey (JUN) def. Christian Ernst/Zach Repp, 8-4

Singles
1 - Silver (JUN) def. Stevenson, 6-3, 6-2
2 - Chakrabarti (JUN) def. Gutierrez, 6-0, 6-4
3 - Good (JUN) def. McMurtrie, 7-5, 6-2
4 - Morey (JUN) def. Ernst, 6-3, 6-3
5 - Imbrie (JUN) def. Josh Galvez, 6-3, 6-1
6 - Andrews (JUN) def. Forster, 6-2, 6-4


WOMEN'S TENNIS
Juniata 6, Frostburg State 3

Doubles

1 - Katie Healy/Maggie Wolenter (JUN) def. Elly Dannenfelser/Megan Martin, 8-4
2 - Stacie Beegle/Lauren Perow (JUN) def. Vicki Stafford/Stevens, 9-7
3 - Caroline Shedd/Liz Coblentz (FSU) def. Walsh/Adams, 9-7

Singles
1 - Healy (JUN) def. Dannenfelser, 6-1, 6-3
2 - Wolenter (JUN) def. Martin, 6-0, 6-2
3 - Stafford (FSU) def. Beegle, 6-3, 0-6, 10-3
4 - Perow (JUN) def. Shedd, 6-3, 6-2
5 - Stevens (FSU) def. Walsh, 6-4, 6-2
6 - Adams (JUN) def. Jannil Sites, 6-4, 6-2

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