DU Stays Unbeaten With 7-0 Win Over St. Francis

Oct. 4, 2003

Loretto, Pa. - Duquesne University's women's tennis team completed their fall schedule with a 7-0 win over the St. Francis Red Flash Saturday in Loretto, Pa. The Dukes conclude this portion of their season with a 4-0 mark along with singles and doubles flight championships in their one tournament, the Bucknell Invitational.

Freshman Jackie Hughes (McKeesport, Pa. / McKeesport), who took the Flight B title at Bucknell, was a perfect 7-0 in her initial collegiate singles matches. Another frosh Ciara McDermott (Columbus, Ohio / The Wellington School) and junior Sarah Shanahan (Columbus, Ohio / Bishop Watterson) were 8-1 and 7-1 overall, respectively. These two Ohio lassies and another freshman, Beth Rahauser (Chambersburg, Pa./ Chambersburg), were undefeated in doubles competition.

The Dukes return to action on Friday, February 6, 2004 when they will host Toledo at 1:00 p.m. at the Oxford Athletic Club in Monroevillle, Pa.



Alina Klinova def. Amy Croskey          6-0, 6-2
Katie Riedinger def. Lesley Wenzel      6-1, 6-0
Jackie Hughes def. Jess Wanchalk        6-0, 6-1
Alicia McNamara def. Allison Arcurio    6-0, 6-0
Sarah Shanahan def. Mallary Palmer      6-0, 6-1
Julie Wagner def. Becky Seybold         6-0, 6-1


RIEDINGER/HUGHES def. Croskey/Wenzel    8-2
WAGNER/KLINOVA def. Wanchaldk/Arcurio   8-1
Beth Rahauser / Ciara McDermott
             def. Palmer/Seybold        8-5

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