Women's Tennis Defeats Saint Joseph's
April 22, 2005
College Park, Md. - The Duquesne women's tennis team opened the Atlantic 10 Championship Friday moring with a 4-0 victory over Saint Joseph's led by Jackie Hughes and Sarah Shanahan. The Dukes advance to face top seeded Massachusetts at approximately 1:00 pm this afternoon. Action was held indoors at The Tennis Center at College Park due to inclement weather.
Johanna Bezjak took straight 6-1 sets at first singles for a 2-0 edge while Hughes won 6-4, 6-2 at second singles and Shanahan won 6-2, 6-0 at the No. 4 spot. Julie Wagner was leading 6-4, 3-1 at third doubles, but did not need to finish as matches are stopped once the winner is determined at the Atlantic 10 Championships.
The win puts Duquesne 6-9 this spring and 10-10 on the year.