May 8, 2009

Courtesy of Hope Athletics

The Flying Dutch bowed to Mary Washington, Va. 5-1 Friday in a second round match at the NCAA Division III women's tennis regiona in Granville, Ohio. Hope had opened the tournament on Thursday with a 6-0 victory over Keuka, N.Y. The Flying Dutch end their season with a 20-6 record.

The Flying Dutch, coached by Karen Page and Tiger Teusink, were competing in the NCAA tournament for the sixth time in school history and the first time since 2000.

MARY WASHINGTON 5, HOPE 1
SINGLES: 1. Becky Morse-Karzen (MW) d. Samantha Stille 6-1, 6-2; 2. Katherine Garcia (H) vs. Courtney Goimarac, play suspended when match decided; 3. Katie Schafer (MW) d. Nicole Spagnuolo 6-1, 6-2; 4. Kate Malpeli (MW) d. Danielle Werley 6-0, 6-1; 5. Mia Savagian (H) vs. Amy Sheetz (MW), plus suspended when match decided; 6. Marissa Kooyer (H) vs. Michelle Meadows (UMW), play suspended when match suspended.
DOUBLES: 1. Becky Morse-Karzen/Kate Malpeli (MW) d. Samantha Stille/Danielle Werley 8-4; 2. Katherine Garcia/Nicole Spagnuolo (H) d. Katie Schafer/Courtney Goimarac 8-5; 3. Amy Sheetz/Jocelyn Lewis (UMW) d. Lucy Himes/Elizabeth Olson 8-5.