Eau Claire, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's tennis team hosted UW- River Falls and St. Benedict's (Minn.) Saturday at the YMCA Menard's Tennis Center. The Blugolds defeated River Falls 8-1 in a hard fought match, and went on to defeat St. Ben's 7-2 later in the day.
The Blugolds went 8-0 in doubles on the day, and only dropped one of its singles matches against the Falcons, and two against the Blazers. Natalie Wijesinghe (Sr.—Apple Valley, MN/Apple Valley) went undefeated in singles on the weekend, and teammates Lindsey Henderson (So. Prior Lake,MN/ Prior Lake) and Elaine Franta (Fr. White Bear Lake, MN/ White Bear Lake) went 2-1 in doubles on the weekend.
The Blugolds are back in action next Friday and Saturday in St. Peter, MN in the ITA Tournament.
UW-Eau Claire: 8
#1 Natalie Wijesinghe (UWEC) defeated Isabella Kranz (UWRF) 6-2, 6-0
#2 Olivia Watzke (UWRF) defeated Emily Cooper (UWEC) 4-6, 6-2, 10-7
#3 Lindsey Henderson (UWEC) defeated Kailey Courteau (UWRF) 6-3, 6-1
#4 Elaine Franta (UWEC) defeated Gabby Potthoff (UWRF) 6-0, 6-1
#5 Alexa Brooks (UWEC) defeated Abbie Reed (UWRF) 6-3, 6-1
#6 Emma Barnd (UWEC) defeated Karyn Duddeck (UWRF) 6-0, 6-1
4 Makenzie Robinson & Abigail Girard (UWEC) defeated Delaney Osmond & Mckenna Kellogg (UWRF) 8-0
UW-Eau Claire vs. St. Benedict's
YMCA Menard's Tennis Center
CSB : 2
UW-Eau Claire: 7
#1 Natalie Wijesinghe (UWEC) defeated Tessa Rahrick (CSB) 6-2, 6-2
#2 Lily Fredericks (CSB) defeated Emily Cooper (UWEC) 6-3, 6-2
#3 Lindsey Henderson (UWEC) defeated Kayla Mciver (CSB) 6-3, 6-3
#4 Elaine Franta (UWEC) defeated Grace Lee (CSB) 4-6, 7-5, 10-5
#5 Anna Bowe (CSB) defeated Alexa Brooks (UWEC) 7-5, 2-6, 10-4
#6 Rachel Slonac (UWEC) defeated Karsen Aune (CSB) 8-2