May 8, 2009

Greencastle, Ind. — Grinnell improved to 20-6 and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship following a 5-0 opening-round win over Westminster (Mo.).

Grinnell, 20-6, will take on top-seed and fourth-ranked Chicago on Saturday at 2 p.m. Westminster finished its season at 10-10.

Tennis Match Results
Grinnell College vs Westminster (Mo.)
May 08, 2009 at Greencastle, Indiana
(Blackstock Courts)

Grinnell College 5, Westminster (Mo.) 0

 Singles competition
1. Abby Stuck (WCWT) vs. Toby Cain (GC) unfinished
2. Athenia Peterson (WCWT) vs. Jill Akiyama (GC) unfinished
3. Katie Colver (GC) def. Dori Craighead (WCWT) 6-1, 6-0
4. Caitlin Lamkin (WCWT) vs. Maya Lipert (GC) unfinished
5. Tatyana Sukharnikova (GC) def. Megan Slayton (WCWT) 6-0, 6-2
6. Bridget Overton (WCWT) vs. Elizabeth Spears (GC) unfinished

 Doubles competition
1. Toby Cain/Tatyana Sukharnikova (GC) def. Athenia Peterson/Megan Slayton (WCWT) 8-4
2. Katie Colver/Maya Lipert (GC) def. Dori Craighead/Abby Stuck (WCWT) 8-0
3. Jill Akiyama/Kelsey Picken (GC) def. Alessandra Graber/Bridget Overton (WCWT) 8-2