Dukes Lose To West Virginia, 6-1

Feb. 26, 2004

Pittsburgh, Pa. - Duquesne University's women's tennis team suffered their second loss of the early spring season on Thursday to West Viginia by a 6-1 score. Freshman Jackie Hughes (McKeesport, Pa. / McKeesport) defeated Raynie Theis, 6-7, 6-2, 7-6, for Duquesne's lone score at the Oxford Athletic Club in Monroeville, Pa. Hughes is 4-1 in the spring sinfles action and 12-1 overall.

This was the last match before the Dukes head to the warmer climes of Kissimmee, Florida where they will have four matches between Monday, March 8 and Thursday, March 11 against Division II Rollins College, American University, UNC-Willimngton and Villanova. When the Dukes return to the Northeast thay will continue their Atlantic 10 season at Temple on Friday, March 19th.

The Dukes are 3-2 so far in the spring season, 1-0 in A-10 play and 7-2 overall.



Melissa Day def. Alina Klinova          0-6, 1-6
Jennifer Watkins def. Katie Riedinger   6-3, 4-6, 2-6
Jackie Hughes def. Raynie Theis         6-7, 6-2, 7-6 (10-5)
Courtney Howell def. Alicia McNamara    2-6, 3-6
Kelly Walsh def. Sarah Shanahan         3-6, 0-6
Ashley Constantine def. Ciara McDermott 4-6, 0-6


Day / Watkins def. RIEDINGER / HUGHES         7-9
Theis / Walsh def. KLINOVA / SHANAHAN         1-8
Howell / Constantine def. MCDERMOTT / WAGNER  4-8




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