Blue Streaks cruise to 9-0 win over Muskingum

March 26th, 2014


The John Carroll University women’s tennis team caught fire on Saturday, March 22, as the Blue Streaks dominated Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio. The victory was especially impressive since the Blue Streaks earned the shutout with a 9-0 finish.


In singles competition, sophomore Catherine Engel started the day off strong with a 6-0, 6-0 clean sweep of Lindsay Mullen.


“We came together as a team and got the job done,” Engel said. “The fact that we won every single match makes me proud.”


Freshman Katherine Devine followed up with a win, with 6-1 and 6-0 victories.


Sophomore Anna Stein was up next. She excelled against Rebecca Keeley, taking both matches with scores of 6-1 and 6-4.


At the back end of the singles competition, junior Tracy Gibson captured a pair of 6-0 victories en route to a match win.


Freshman Josephine Miller came up next with two 6-2 wins to earn the match victory.


Last but certainly not least, junior Katelyn Hill finished off the day strong with two 6-0 victories in order to claim the match win.


The doubles competition did not slow JCU’s fast start, as the Blue Streaks captured all three victories. Devine and Engel were up first and cruised to an 8-0 win. Stein and Gibson then kept up the streak, with an 8-0 victory. In the third spot, Hill and Miller rounded out the day with one more victory, by a score of 8-1.