Women's Tennis tops Carleton, St.Olaf

Women's Tennis tops Carleton, St.Olaf

The Toms closed their regular season with two wins over playoff teams. UST won 5-4 over Carleton on Friday and 8-1 on Saturday in Fridley against St. Olaf.

St. Thomas (15-2 on the season, 9-1 MIAC) will be the No. 2 seed in next weekend's MIAC playoffs if first-place Gustavus tops Carleton this week.

Caitlyn Bakke went 4-0 in singles and doubles on the weekend to lead the hard-fought wins.

UST Women def. St. Olaf 8-1
Doubles:
#1.) Lisa Hall & Margaret Zimmerman (STO) def. Shelby Henderson & Bridget Noack (UST) 8-4
#2.) Caitlyn Bakke & Jenna Zimmerman (UST) def. Maya McGibbon & Erin McDuval (STO) 9-7
#3.) Paige Becher & Lauren Keller (UST) def. Bailey Kent & Kellis Brandt (STO) 8-6
Singles:
#1.) Bridget Noack (UST) def. Lisa Hall (STO) 7-6 (7-4), 6-3
#2.) Shelby Henderson (UST) def. Margaret Zimmerman (STO) 6-2, 6-2
#3.) Caitlyn Bakke (UST) def. Maya McGibbon 6-0, 0-6, 10-4
#4.) Jenna Zimmerman (UST) def. Erin McDuval (STO) 6-2, 6-1
#5.) Paige Becher (UST) def. Bailey Kent (STO) 7-6 (8-6), 6-4
#6.) Jessie O'Brien (UST) def. Kellis Brandt (STO) 6-1, 6-2

 

 

Friday Story

Sophomores Caitlyn Bakke and Jenna Zimmerman pulled out close singles wins to tip the match as the visiting Tommies scored a 5-4 win Friday at Carleton in MIAC women's tennis.

St. Thomas (14-2 overall, 7-1 MIAC) swept the three singles matches and need third-set wins of 10-8 and 10-5 at Nos. 3-4 singles from Bakke and Zimmerman.

It was the first MIAC loss for Carleton (14-5, 7-1), ranked No. 12 in the region.

 

St. Thomas 5, Carleton 4

Friday April 22nd

Doubles

#1.) Shelby Henderson & Bridget Noack (UST) def. Kayla Becich & Joyce Yu (CC) 8-2

#2.) Caitlyn Bakke & Jenna Zimmerman (UST) def. Danielle Vasiliev & Caitlin Shea (CC) 8-4

#3.) Paige Becher & Lauren Keller (UST) def. Alana Danieu & Grace Davis (CC) 8-4

Singles

#1.) Danielle Vasiliev (CC) def. Bridget Noack (UST) 4-6, 7-5, 10-5

#2.) Kayla Becich (CC) def. Shelby Henderson (UST) 6-4, 6-1

#3.) Caitlyn Bakke (UST) def. Joyce Yu (CC) 7-6 (7-3), 5-7, 10-8

#4.) Jenna Zimmerman (UST) def. Caitlin Shea (CC) 4-6, 6-2, 10-5

#5.) Alana Danieu (CC) def. Paige Becher (UST) 6-3, 6-2

#6.) Grace Davis (CC) def. Jessie O'Brien (UST) 6-3, 6-1