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Lady Bisons win 8 singles, 2 doubles matches at APSU
Monday, October 25, 2010
Lady Bisons win 8 singles, 2 doubles matches at APSU
The Lady Bisons women’s tennis team traveled to Austin Peay(APSU) to compete in their final tournament of the fall season, picking up eight singles matches and two doubles matches over the weekend in Clarksville.

Junior Elizabeth Keevil competed in the A draw for the Lady Bisons. Keevil was defeated in her first match by APSU’s Vanja Tomic 6-1, 6-1 before falling to Murray State’s (MSU) Alexis Webb in a close three-set match with a super tie-breaker acting in place of the third set, 6-3, 2-6, 10-4.

Also competing in the A draw for the Lady Bisons, senior Kara Jackson defeated Western Kentucky’s (WKU) Alex Crofford 6-2, 6-3 before falling to APSU’s Carolin Weikard. Jackson was defeated in a consolation match by WKU’s Monta Reinfeld 6-3, 6-0.

Freshman Alyssa Bellini fell in her first match in the B draw to WKU’s McKinley Vucina in a close three set match 2-6, 6-2, 12-10. Bellini won her consolation match, defeating WKU’s Carrie True 7-5, 6-2.

Junior Danielle Hansen defeated True in the first round of the B draw 7-5, 6-3 before falling in her consolation match to APSU’s Rachel Margolies 6-1, 6-1. Hansen won another consolation match during the weekend, defeating Vucina 6-2, 6-3.

Sophomore Carlina Jow also competed in the B draw for the Lady Bisons, picking up two wins. Jow posted a victory in her first match, beating Morgan Freeman in a three set match, prevailing 6-3, 4-6, 11-9. Jow fell in her first consolation match to APSU’s Kimberly Loo in another tight three-setter, 6-7(4), 6-1, 10-7. Jow won her second consolation match by defeating Caplinger from WKU 6-3, 6-3.

Junior Samantha Bowman picked up one win in her three matches during the weekend in the C draw. Bowman lost in the first round to Loo 6-0, 6-4 before going on to defeat Freeman 7-5, 6-4 in her first consolation match. Bowman was defeated in her second consolation match to Murray State’s Kristen Garcia 6-2, 6-0.

Senior Julianne McMeen competed in the C draw for the Lady Bisons posting a win and some close losses. McMeen lost her opening match to WKU’s Leanne Caplinger 6-7(5), 7-6(6). McMeen also fell to Garcia 6-0, 6-1 but defeated Freeman in her second consolation match.

The Lady Bisons were able to post two doubles wins on the weekend from McMeen and Jow and Jackson and Bellini.

Keevil and Hansen fell in their first doubles in the A draw to Weikard and Loo 8-4. WKU’s Reinfeld and Crofford defeated Keevil and Hansen in their consolation match 8-2.

Jackson and Bellini were able to defeat Vucina and Mason in the first round of the B draw 8-3 before falling to Murray State’s Cunitz and Canty 8-3. The duo also lost to Webb and Wiseman from Murray State 8-2 in their consolation match.

Jow and McMeen defeated Caplinger and Stephens 8-1 in their first round doubles match in the C draw. However, the pair was taken down in the second round by True and Freeman 9-8(4).

The Lady Bisons will have the rest of the fall semester off from competitive play before entering into their spring season next semester.



(A)Vanja Tomic (APSU) def. Elizabeth Keevil (LU) 6-1, 6-1

(A) Alexis Webb (MSU) def. Keevil (LU) 6-3, 2-6, 10-4

(A) Kara Jackson (LU) def. Alex Crofford (WKU) 6-2, 6-3

(A) Carolin Weikard (APSU) def. Jackson (LU)

(A) Monta Reinfeld (WKU) def. Jackson (LU) 6-3, 6-0

(B) Katrina Vucina (WKU) def. Alyssa Bellini (LU) 2-6, 6-2, 12-10

(B) McKinley Mason (WKU) def. Bellini (LU) 6-3, 6-3

(B) Bellini (LU) def. True (WKU) 7-5, 6-2

(B) Danielle Hansen (LU) def. Carrie True (WKU) 7-5, 6-3

(B) Rachel Margolies (APSU) def. Hansen (LU) 6-1, 6-1

(B) Hansen (LU) def. Kartrina Vucina (WKU) 6-2, 6-3

(C) Carlina Jow (LU) def. Morgan Freeman (WKU) 6-3, 4-6, 11-9

(C) Kimberly Loo (APSU) def. Jow (LU) 6-7(4), 6-1, 10-7

(C) Jow (LU) def. Caplinger (WKU) 6-3, 6-3

(C) Loo (APSU) def. Samantha Bowman (LU) 6-0, 6-4

(C) Bowman (LU) def. Freeman (WKU) 7-5, 6-4

(C) Kristen Garcia (MSU) def. Bowman (LU) 6-2, 6-0

(C) Leanne Caplinger (WKU) def. Julianne McMeen (LU) 6-7(5), 7-6(6)

(C) Kristen Garcia (MSU) def. McMeen (LU) 6-0, 6-1

(C) McMeen (LU) def. Freeman (WKU)


(A)Weikard/ Loo (APSU) def. Keevil/ Hansen (LU) 8-4

(A) Reinfeld/ Crofford (WKU) def. Keevil/ Hansen (LU) 8-2

(A) Jackson/ Bellini (LU) def. Vucina/Mason (WKU) 8-3

(A) Cunitz/ Canty (MSU) def. Jackson/ Bellini (LU) 8-3

(A) Webb/ Wiseman (MSU) def. Jackson/ Bellini (LU) 8-2

(B) Jow/ McMeen (LU) def. Stephens/ Caplinger (WKU) 8-1

(B) True/ Freeman (WKU) def. Jow/McMeen (LU) 9-8(4)

Written by Ashlan Williams, student assistant in the athletics media relations department.