Millersville 5, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) 0

May 6, 2005

BLOOMSBURG, PA. -- The Millersville University women's tennis team defeated New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) by a 5-0 score on Friday in the first round of the NCAA East Regional at Bloomsburg University.

The Marauders (11-3) lost just five games in winning all three doubles matches. Millersville's Morgan Burdette and Christy Lilli won at number two doubles by an 8-1 score.

In singles play, Lilli was a winner at four singles over NJIT's Rebeca Solorzano, 6-1, 6-0; while Caitlin Golden won at number five 6-2, 6-0 to clinch the match for the Marauders.

Millersville will now face the winner of Bloomsburg/California (PA) in a second round match on Saturday.

Doubles SCORE
1st Steph Eckhart/Katie Opilo (MU) def. Fatima Kasem/Chiori Koike (NJIT) 8-2
2nd Morgan Burdette/Christy Lilli (MU) def. Rebeca Solorzano/Deepti Sanjai (NJIT) 8-1
3rd Annie Bauermaster/Caitlin Golden (MU) def. Mayeana Kamara/Grace Bogdon (NJIT) 8-2

Singles
1st Steph Eckhart (MU) vs. Fatima Kasem (NJIT) DNF 6-3, 1-1 MU
2nd Katie Opilo (MU) vs. Chiori Koike (NJIT) DNF 7-5 MU
3rd Morgan Burdette (MU) vs. Deepti Sanjai (NJIT) DNF 6-3, 1-0 MU
4th Christy Lilli (MU) def. Rebecca Solorzano (NJIT) 6-1, 6-0
5th Caitlin Golden (MU) def. Grace Bogdon (NJIT) 6-2, 6-0
6th Annie Bauermaster (MU) vs. Mayeana Kamara (NJIT) DNF 6-2, 2-0

-- Courtesy Bloomsburg University