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Women's tennis closes out season with 5-4 win over Catholic

(Posted April 27, 2010)

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Juniata College women's tennis team closed the books on its 2009-10 season with a 5-4 win over the Catholic University of America, Tuesday afternoon in Washington, D.C.

The win allowed Juniata to finish its year with a 9-9 overall record, 2-4 in the Landmark Conference.

Juniata earned the win despite having only five athletes available for the rescheduled match, which was originally slated for Saturday, April 24.

Senior Maggie Wolenter (Audubon, N.J./Audubon) and sophomore Katie Healy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) opened doubles with an 8-5 win at no. 1 flight over Catholic's Marjorie Selinger and Ritamarie Holden, 8-5.

Wolenter went on to post a 6-3, 6-0 win over Holden at no. 2 singles, giving the lone Juniata women's tennis senior a pair of victories in her final collegiate match. Healy also posted a win in singles, 7-5, 7-5 at no. 1 flight over Selinger.

Stacie Beegle (Schellsburg, Pa./Chestnut Ridge) logged a 6-2, 6-2 triumph over Monica Harwood at no. 3 singles, while Lauren Perow (Huntingdon, Pa./Huntingdon Area) had a 6-0, 6-1 win over Isti Kuhn at no. 4 singles.

WOMEN'S TENNIS
Juniata 5, Catholic 4

Singles

1. Katie Healy (JUN) def. Marjorie Selinger (CUA), 7-5, 7-5
2. Maggie Wolenter (JUN) def. Ritamarie Holden (CUA), 6-3, 6-0
3. Stacie Beegle (JUN) def. Monica Hardwood (CUA), 6-2, 6-2
4. Lauren Perow (JUN) def. Gretchen Cocmbs(CUA), 6-0, 6-1
5. Allison Tontz (CUA) def. Hilary Walsh (JUN), 6-4, 6-3
6. Kasia Zak (CUA) by default.

Doubles
1. Katie Healy/Maggie Wolenter (JUN) def. Marjorie Selinger/Monica Hardwood (CUA), 8-5
2. Allison Tontz/Kasia Zak (CUA) def. Stacie Beegle/Lauren Perow (JUN), 8-6
3. Isti Kuhn/Katie Johnson (CUA) by default.

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