doubleThe Minnesota women's tennis team defeated Marquette, 6-1, Sunday in Milwaukee, Wis. The Golden Gophers improve to 4-1 on the season.
Minnesota won the doubles point by winning two of three doubles matches, then won five of six singles matches.
Freshman Brandi Watts a> improved her record to 4-0 at the No. 6 singles spot with a win over Sommer LaValley, 6-2, 6-2. Sophomore Amy Thomas won her match at No. 2 singles, defeating Genevieve Charron, 6-2, 6-4. Sophomore Michaela Havelkova won at No. 3, defeating Eva Trujillo, 6-2, 7-6.
In doubles, Havekova teamed with freshman Valerie Vladea at the No. 1 position to defeat Charron and Laura Garcia, 8-4. Thomas and Watts won at No. 3, defeating Eva Trujillo and Alexandra Stankovic, 8-4.
Gophers 6, Marquette 1
at Milwaukee, Wis.
Singles No. 1-Laura Garcia, Marquette, def. Valerie Vladea, Gophers, 6-1, 6-2 No. 2-Amy Thomas, Gophers, def. Genevieve Charron, Marquette, 6-2, 6-4 No. 3-Michaela Havelkova, Gophers, def. Eva Trujillo, Marquette, 6-2, 7-6 No. 4-Tammy Wang, Gophers, def. Anabelle Espinoza, Marquette, 6-4, 6-2 No. 5-Jen Howard, Gophers, def. Anna Pavlovic, Marquette, 7-6, 6-3 No. 6-Brandi Watts, Gophers, def. Sommer LaValley, Marquette, 6-2, 6-2 Doubles No. 1-Havelkova/Vladea def. Garcia/Charron 8-4 No. 2-Pavlovic/Espinoza def. Wang/Rose 8-3 No. 3-Thomas/Watts def. Trujillo/Stankovic 8-4