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Women's tennis upends Penn State Harrisburg while men's tennis falls to the Lions

(Posted September 18, 2011)

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. -- Juniata College's men's and women's tennis teams took the court against Penn State Harrisburg on Sunday, and took a split out of the matches against the Lions. The Juniata women came away with a 9-0 win over Penn State Harrisburg, while the men's team dropped a 7-2 decision.

In the women's match, the doubles pairing of Charlotte Caddick (Lancaster, Pa./Conestoga Valley) and Alex Willis (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Harrisburg Academy) notched its first collegiate win with an 8-0 victory at No. 3 doubles over the Lions' Kristine Surgent and Jackie Gyger. In singles play, senior Hillary Walsh (Waynesboro, Pa./Waynesboro Area) had a commanding 6-0, 6-0 win over Surgent at no. 6 singles.

The men's team received wins at No. 1 singles from Daisuke Miyakoshi (Hyogo, Japan/Nishinomiyaimadu) and at No. 2 singles Elliott Perow (Huntingdon, Pa./Huntingdon Area). Miyakoshi rebounded from a 5-4 deficit in the first set, advancing to a 7-5, 6-4 triumph over Harrisburg's Nate Tulchinsky. Perow had an easier time with the Lions' Josh Cartmill at No. 2 singles, and cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 victory.

Juniata men's tennis returns to action on Wednesday, Sept. 21, when it hosts Lebanon Valley College at 4:00 p.m. on the Raffensperger Tennis Courts. The women's team hosts Frostburg State on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 12:00 p.m. in Huntingdon.

WOMEN'S TENNIS
Juniata 9, Penn State Harrisburg 0

Singles

1. Steph Steinhauer (JUN) def. Gabbi Legendre (PSUH), 6-4, 6-1
2. Lisa Hauptman (JUN) def. Kelly Jackson (PSUH), 6-3, 6-1
3. Cara Stough (JUN) def. Maddie Kuzo (PSUH), 6-0, 6-0
4. Heather Waring (JUN) def. Jackie Gyger (PSUH), 6-0, 6-2
5. Megan Phillips (JUN) def. Theodora Avaramidis (PSUH), 6-2, 6-1
6. Hillary Walsh (JUN) def. Kristine Surgent (PSUH), 6-0, 6-0

Doubles
1. Stough/Waring (JUN) def. Legendre/Jackson (PSUH), 8-4
2. Phillips/Walsh (JUN) def. Kuzo/Avaramidis (PSUH), 8-3
3. Caddick/Willis (JUN) def. Surgent/Gyger (PSUH), 8-0


MEN'S TENNIS
Penn State Harrisburg 7, Juniata 2

Singles

1. Daisuke Miyakoshi (JUN) def. Nate Tulchinsky (PSUH) , 7-5, 6-4
2. Elliott Perow (JUN) def. Josh Cartmill (PSUH), 6-1, 6-0
3. Jerred Hall (PSUH) def. Matt Butler (JUN), 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)
4. Tyler Loy (PSUH) def. Sam Brumbaugh (JUN), 6-0, 6-1
5. Zach Warriner (PSUH) def. Kyle Salage (JUN), 6-0, 6-0
6. Vishnu Gopalakrishnan (PSUH) def. Clarence Yeung (JUN), 6-0, 6-4

Doubles
1. Tulchinsky/Hall (PSUH) def. Miyakoshi/Perow (JUN), 8-6
2. Cartmill/Loy (PSUH) def. Butler/Brumbaugh (JUN), 8-2
3. Warriner/Gopalakrishnan (PSUH) def. Salage/Yeung (JUN), 8-3

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