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Women's tennis finishes fall slate with 8-1 win over Lancaster Bible

(Posted October 7, 2010)

LANCASTER, Pa. -- Juniata College women's tennis swept all three doubles matches and carried five of the six singles clashes on its way to an 8-1 win over Lancaster Bible College, Thursday afternoon at the Linden Hall School courts in Lancaster, Pa.

The win allowed Juniata to complete its fall schedule with a 4-2 record, while Lancaster Bible fell to 4-5.

The Juniata tandem of Katie Healy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) and Megan Phillips (Jefferson Hills, Pa./Thomas Jefferson) opened with a 8-4 win at no. 1 doubles over LBC's Nicole Karschner and Brianna Funk. The pairings of Stacie Beegle (Schellsburg, Pa./Chestnut Ridge) and Lauren Perow (Huntingdon, Pa./Huntingdon Area), as well as Rachel Adams (McLean, Va./Jakarta Int'l School) and Laura Gregory (Morrisonville, N.Y./Seton Central Catholic) both posted 8-5 wins at no. 2 and 3 doubles respectively.

In singles play, Juniata won one through five singles, with two matches going deep into supertiebreakers to produce a winner. Perow posted a 2-6, 6-3, 11-9 win over Lancaster Bible's Funk at no. 3 singles, while Gregory fought the Chargers' Michelle Ringler to a 4-6, 6-3, 14-12 score to get the victory at no. 5 singles.

Complete match results are below:

WOMEN'S TENNIS
Juniata 8, Lancaster Bible College 1

Singles:

No. 1 - Katie Healy (JC) def. Nicole Karschner, 6-4, 6-1
No. 2 - Megan Phillips (JC) def. Carolyn Kensinger, 6-0, 6-2
No. 3 - Lauren Perow (JC) def. Bri Funk, 2-6, 6-3, (11-9)
No. 4 - Rachel Adams (JC) def. Rachel Schmuck, 6-4, 6-0
No. 5 - Laura Gregory (JC) def. Michelle Ringler, 4-6, 6-3, (14-12)
No. 6 - LBC wins by forfeit

Doubles:
No. 1 - Healy/Phillips (JC) def. Karschner/Funk, 8-4
No. 2 - Beegle/Perow (JC) def. Kensinger/Kelsey Scott, 8-5
No. 3 - Adams/Gregory (JC) def. Kayla Scott/Becky Griffes, 8-5

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