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Women's Tennis gains experience at Austin Peay Tournament
Sunday, October 12, 2008
Women's Tennis gains experience at Austin Peay Tournament

The Lady Bisons traveled to Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn. this weekend for a tournament.

Winners for the Lady Bisons included:

Elizabeth Keevil, who defeated Demi Gee of APSU 6-2, 6-2.

Danielle Hansen won both her singles matches; defeating Alex Pyle of APSU 6-3, 6-3; and Margot van Bussell of WKU 6-3, 6-3.

Claire Landry won against APSU’s Brittany Hays 6-4, 6-2.

Olivia Ellis won both singles matches; defeating APSU’s Mary Lefler 6-3, 6-1; and WKU’s Frances Trigg 6-0, 6-3.

In day two of the tournament, the Lady Bisons did exceedingly well.

Raphaela Jann; who returns this week following an injury, defeated Whitnie Warren of Belmont; 6-4, 1-6, 10-3.

Other singles winners for the Lady Bisons were Elizabeth Keevil, who defeated Lindsay Bennett of Belmont 7-6 (3), 6-2; and Claire Landry, who defeated Laura Stack of Belmont 7-6 (9), 4-6, 10-3.

Doubles winners for the Lady Bisons included Danielle Hansen & Kara Jackson, who deveated Austin Peay’s G & Hays 8-2.

Hansen & Jackson also defeated Bennett & Leatherwood of APSU 9-7. Ellis and Jann defeated Stack & Hogan of APSU 8-6.

“The girls played really well in the final day of competition.  They knew that every match was going to be close and there were ready for it.  We split sets in 4 out of our 6 singles matches and came out on top in two of those matches.  Every girl battled hard, and I was very proud of them.  They competed well and had positive attitudes.  We know what we need to work on as we wind down the fall and head into the spring matches,” said Coach Kristin Lusk.

Day 1
Raphaela Jann:
Lost to Marian Pajan (APSU) 6-4,6-4
Lost to Erin Fulkerson (WKU) 6-1,6-3

Kara Jackson
Lost to Michelle Liew (APSU) 6-2,2-6,11-9
Lost to Marcia Djuran (WKU) 6-2,6-2

Elizabeth Keevil
Won against Demi Gee (APSU) 6-2,6-2
Lost to Markov Van Bussell (WKU) 3-6,6-2, 10-7

Danielle Hansen
Won against Alex Pyle (APSU) 6-3,6-3
Won against Margot Van Bussell (WKU) 6-3,6-3

Claire Landry
Won against Brittany Hays (APSU) 6-4,6-2
lost to Carrie True (WKU) 6-3,6-3

Olivia Ellis
Won against Mary Lefler (APSU) 6-3,6-1
Won against Frances Trigg (WKU) 6-0,6-3


Landry & Keevil lost to Fulkerson & Djuran (WKU)  8-2
Jackson & Hansen defeated  Van Bussell & Van Bussell (WKU) 8-6
Samantha Bowman & Ashlan Williams (LU) lost to True & Trigg (WKU) 8-2

Day 2

Round 3 Singles
Jann (LU) def. Whitnie Warren (Belmont) 6-4, 1-6, 10-3
Tatiana Pozo (Bel) def. Jackson (LU) 6-4, 4-6, 10-8
Keevil (LU) def. Lindsay Bennett (Bel) 7-6 (3), 6-2
Abby Leatherwood (Bel) def. Hansen (LU) 0-6, 6-2, 10-6
Landry (LU) def. Laura Stack (Bel) 7-6 (9), 4-6, 10-3
Abby Hogan (Bel) def. Olivia Ellis (LU) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles Round 2
Pagan/Liew (AP) def. Keevil/Landry (LU) 8-3
Hansen/Jackson def. G/Hays (AP) 8-2

Doubles Round 3
Warren/Pozo (Bel) def. Keevil/Landry (LU) 8-3
Hansen/Jackson (LU) def. Bennett/Leatherwood (LU) 9-7
Ellis/Jann (LU) def. Stack/Hogan (LU) 8-6

Written by Caroline Price, Student Sports Information Assistant