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Lady Bisons pull strong win over Robert Morris

Saturday, February 20, 2010

As the Dayton Invitational came to a close, the Lady Bisons pulled out a strong win over Robert Morris University Saturday beating them easily 7-0.

Making a bold statement with their doubles play, the Lady Bisons swept the doubles point without dropping a single game.

Elizabeth Keevil and Mackenzie Bishop crushed Clarissa Chen and Samantha Alves 8-0 at No. 1 while Kara Jackson and Danielle Hansen breezed by their opponents Tiffany Meinert and Ekaterina Rudneva 8-0 at No. 2.

At No. 3, Julianne McMeen and Carlina Jow waxed Sara Meier and Emily Himmel 8-0.

After dominating doubles, the Lady Bisons headed into singles with a 1-0 lead, but Lipscomb’s dominance did not end there.  As they entered into singles play, the Lady Bisons put together a string of strong wins.

Bishop defeated Chen 6-0, 6-4 at No. 1.

At No. 2, Keevil beat Alves 6-2, 6-1, giving the Lady Bisons a 3-0 lead.

Hansen gained an easy win at No. 3, defeating Meinert 6-0, 6-2 and clinching the match for Lipscomb.

With the match already in the bag 4-0, the bottom half of the line up only added to the dominant score.

At No. 4, Jackson pummeled Rudneva in a quick 6-0, 6-0 victory.

Jow added another easy win, beating Meier 6-1, 6-0 at No. 5.

In the No. 6 spot, McMeen obliterated Himmel 6-0, 6-0.

The Lady Bisons came out on top with an impressive 7-0 win, sweeping opponent Robert Morris University.

The Lady Bisons play again on Thursday Feb. 25 against University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  

Doubles:
1.    Bishop/Keevil (LU) def. Chen/ Alves(RMU) 8-0
2.    Hansen/Jackson (LU) def. Meinert/ Rudneva (RMU) 8-0
3.    McMeen/Jow (LU) def. Meier/ Himmel (RMU) 8-0

Singles:
1.    Bishop (LU) def. Clarissa Chen (RMU) 6-0, 6-4
2.    Keevil (LU) def. Samantha Alves (RMU) 6-2, 6-1
3.    Hansen (LU) def. Tiffany Meinert (RMU) 6-0, 6-2
4.    Jackson (LU) def. Ekaterina Rudneva (RMU) 6-0, 6-0
5.    Jow (LU) def. Sara Meier (RMU) 6-1, 6-0
6.    McMeen (LU) def. Emily Himmel (RMU) 6-0, 6-0