MADISON, Wis. – The Edgewood College Eagles women’s tennis squad continued the final part of their Fall 2022 schedule Saturday. They came home for a Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) matchup with Alverno College. The Eagles (6-4, 6-1 NACC) ran over the Inferno (0-10, 0-8) on their way to a 9-0 victory.
HOW IT HAPPENED
– Edgewood College was once again nearly flawless in doubles play. Maddy Coopmans/Jewel Lindwall in slot one and Cassie Henderson/Evelyn Taylor in third billing both posted 8-0 victories. Ellie Murphy and Callie Belschner wrapped up the 3-0 sweep with an 8-2 win in no. 2 doubles.
– Taylor earned her first victory in no. 1 singles with her opponent retiring from the match. Taylor took a 6-0 win in the first set.
– Coopmans put a bow on her perfect day with a 6-0, 6-0 victory in no. 2 doubles over Kalei Hanna to clinch the match.
– Henderson earned a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Merub Irian in the no. 4 matchup, while Madelyn Connaughty took a 6-2, 6-1 victory in fifth billing against Alaina Kamalian.
– Belschner claimed a 6-1, 6-3 victory in sixth billing against Michal Irfan, and Christina Ekkela wrapped up the clean sweep with a 6-1, 6-4 victory in no. 3 singles.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
– The Eagles are now 15-0 against the Inferno since 2007.
– Each of Edgewood College’s six conference victories in the fall slate have been by 9-0 margins.
– Lindwall, Coopmans, and Taylor did not drop a game in the victory.
Edgewood College will continue their home stand in Madison, Wis. on Friday for another conference affair. They’ll play host to St. Norbert College starting at 6:30 p.m. The Eagles are 6-5 against the Green Knights since 2003 and have won four straight.
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