(Posted September 20, 2009)

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Juniata College women's tennis team posted its first win of the 2009-10 season on Sunday with an 8-1 win over Penn State Harrisburg.

Juniata (1-2) opened with a sweep of all three doubles matches, led by Maggie Wolenter (Audubon, N.J./Audubon) and Stacie Beegle (Schellsburg, Pa./Chestnut Ridge) with an 8-0 win at no. 2 doubles over Caitlin Royer and Jessica Karl. Both Wolenter and Beegle went on to post singles wins as well, Beegle with a decisive 6-0, 6-0 victory over Meghin Moore at no. 5 singles, and Wolenter with a 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) triumph over Karl at no. 3 singles.

Katie Healy (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) and Lauren Perow (Huntingdon, Pa./Huntingdon Area) also enjoyed victories in both singles and doubles play.

Healy teamed with Amanda Fontana (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Trinity) for an 8-1 win over Lauren Hall and Jessica Kamp at no. 1 doubles, then notched a 6-0, 6-2 victory against Kamp at no. 2 singles.

Perow paired up with newcomer Jade Wronowski (Barto, Pa./Brandywine Heights) for an 8-5 win at no. 3 doubles, and capped her day with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Royer at no. 4 singles.

Penn State Harrisburg's lone win came at no. 1 singles, where Hall won by default over Fontana.

Juniata closes out its fall slate on Sunday, Sept. 27, when it hosts Lebanon Valley College on the Raffensburger Tennis Courts.

Juniata 8, Penn State Harrisburg 1

1 - Amanda Fontana/Katie Healy (JC) def. Lauren Hall/Jessica Kamp, 8-1
2 - Maggie Wolenter/Stacie Beegle (JC) def. Caitlin Royer/Jessica Karl, 8-0
3 - Lauren Perow/Jade Wronowski (JC) def. Meghin Moore/Krystal Miranda, 8-5

1 - Hall (PSUH) def. Fontana, 7-5, 0-1, def.
2 - Healy (JC) def. Kamp, 6-0, 6-2
3 - Wolenter (JC) def. Karl, 6-2, 7-6 (7-4)
4 - Perow (JC) def. Royer, 6-4, 6-3
5 - Beegle (JC) def. Moore, 6-0, 6-0
6 - Hilary Walsh (JC) def. Miranda, 6-3, 6-2


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