February 19, 2010

Pipers win first match at Walker Fieldhouse

The Pipers started out by sweeping the doubles matches. Kelsey Eatherton (Jr., White Bear Lake, Minn.) and Nora McGraw (Jr., Hutchinson, Minn.) posted an 8-2 win at first doubles while Kristen Kiemele (Jr., Eagan, Minn.) and Nicole Krier (So., Woodbury, Minn.) were 8-4 victors at second doubles.

Emily Workcuff (Sr., Lakeville, Minn.) and Elizabeth Allen (Fy., Menasha, Wis.) easily won at third doubles, 8-0, to take the 3-0 match lead into singles play.

Eatherton won her first singles match, 6-2, 6-4. The remaining three match victories came at fourth through sixth singles. Krier won at fourth, 6-0, 6-1, while Workcuff won at fifth singles, 6-2, 7-5. Allen earned her first career singles win with a 6-2, 6-0 win at sixth singles.

The Piper even out their overall record at 2-2 with the win. They will play on Saturday, February 20, at Bethany Lutheran. The noon match will be played at the Owatonna Tennis Center.