March 11, 2013

Women's Tennis Falls To Gettysburg, 5-4

Cooke, Marlowe double-winners for Lyons 

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The Wheaton College women's tennis team, ranked no. 20 overall in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Region rankings, lost to Gettysburg College, 5-4, in non-conference action on Monday afternoon. 

Junior Lyndsay Cooke (Bakersfield, Calif./Bakersfield Christian) and sophomore Alexandra Marlowe (Mesa, Ariz./Mountain View) highlighted Wheaton's efforts on the afternoon by winning each of their singles matches and also teaming up for a No.1 doubles victory. 

Cooke handled Bullets' sophomore Caroline Haymans (Great Falls, Va./Oakcrest) at No.1 singles in straight sets 6-4, 6-2. Marlowe posted a 6-3, 6-2 victory over sophomore Isabelle Rodriguez (Plano, Texas/Plano) at No. 2 singles. Cooke and Marlowe defeated Rodriguez and Haymans earlier in the match at No.1 doubles by a score of 8-2. 

Senior Jesse Boggis (Hopkinton, Mass./Hopkinton) picked up the Lyons only other win against Gettysburg with a 6-2, 6-1 triumph versus senior Meg Kelly (Beach Haven, N.J./Southern Regional) at No.3 singles. 

Wheaton (9-5, 4-3 NEWMAC) returns to action against Rhodes College on Tuesday, March 12 in Hilton Head, S.C. at 1 p.m. Gettysburg (2-1) takes on Mississippi College tomorrow at 8 a.m. 

Gettysburg 5, Wheaton 4 

Singles:

1. Lyndsay Cooke (WHE) def. Caroline Haymans (GET) 6-4, 6-2

2. Alexandra Marlowe (WHE) def. Isabelle Rodriguez (GET) 6-3, 6-2

3. Jesse Boggis (WHE) def. Meg Kelly (GET) 6-2, 6-1

4. Laura Habecker (GET) def. Kathryn Burleson (WHE) 6-3, 6-4

5. Kelsey Boyce (GET) def. Jessica Moore (WHE) 6-1, 6-3

6. Bev Keyes (GET) def. Caroline DiNicola (WHE) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles:

1. Lyndsay Cooke/Alexandra Marlowe (WHE) def. Isabelle Rodriguez/Caroline Haymans (GET) 8-2

2. Bev Keyes/Laura Habecker (GET) def. Caroline DiNicola/Kathryn Burleson (WHE) 8-6

3. Kelsey Boyce/Meg Kelly (GET) def. Jesse Boggis/Julia Parmakian (WHE) 8-3

 *- doubles matches played first

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