#2 Washburn 5, #7 North Dakota 0

May 6, 2005

TOPEKA -- The Washburn Lady Blues moved into the regional pod finals with a 5-0 whitewashing of North Dakota. The Lady Blues will now have a rematch with Nebraska-Omaha, who they topped 6-3 on April 15 in Omaha. They Lady Blues swept the doubles competition taking No. 1 and No. 2 doubles by 8-4 counts. The Lady Blues duo of Alex Rodenbeek and Lauren Harris won their No. 3 match 9-8 taking the tiebreaker 7-2.

In singles play. Washburn's Audrie Miller topped Emily Spicer at No. 5 singles 6-1, 6-1 to push Washburn's lead to 4-0 and Caitlin Day closed the match out with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Jenni Mihulka at No. 2 singles.

North Dakota took the opening sets in No. 1, No. 3, No. 4 and No. 6 singles. The No. 6 singles match between Washburn's Kris Castillo and North Dakota's Lindsey Folkert had just split sets when the match ended.

North Dakota vs Washburn
#2 Washburn 5, #7 North Dakota 0

Singles competition:
1. Keiner,Jennifer (WU) vs. Cartwright,Jenny (UND) 3-6, 4-2, unfinished
2. Day,Caitlin (WU) def. Mihulka,Jenni (UND) 6-4, 6-1
3. Huyberechts,Julie (WU) vs. Sullivan,Erin (UND) 5-7, 3-2, unfinished
4. Gardner,Alicia (WU) vs. Differding,Shauna (UND) 3-6, 3-2, unfinished
5. Miller,Audrie (WU) def. Spicer,Emily (UND) 6-1, 6-1
6. Folkert,Lindsey (UND) vs. Castillo,Kris (WU) no result

Doubles competition:
1. Keiner,Jennifer/Day,Caitlin (WU) def. Mihulka,Jenni/Cartwright,Jenny (UND) 8-4
2. Huyberechts,Julie/Castillo,Kris (WU) def. Sullivan,Erin/Differding,Shauna (UND) 8-4
3. Rodenbeek,Alex/Harris,Lauren (WU) def. Bloomberg,Hana/Dufrense,Annie (UND) 9-8 (7-2)

Match Notes: North Dakota 9-5; Regional ranking #7 Washburn 21-4; National ranking #33; Regional ranking #2 Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (5,2) NCAA North Central Regional Semifinals Washburn advances 5-0 to face Nebraska-Omaha Saturday at 9 a.m. T-2:40 A-55

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