Women's Tennis Sweeps Northern Iowa and Swarthmore
BRADENTON, Fla. - The Navy women's tennis team (14-5, 0-1 PL) opened its spring break trip with a doubleheader sweep of Northern Iowa (4-4) and Swarthmore (0-3) on Monday. Navy first defeated Northern Iowa, 7-0, and then bested Swarthmore by the same 7-0 score.
Navy won all 12 of its singles matches and all six of its doubles matches on Monday.
The Navy-Northern Iowa match started at 10:45 AM with the Mids sweeping the doubles point, but rain came into the area and the teams did not resume the contest with singles play until 4:00 PM. The match was played at the IMG Academy in Bradenton.
Senior Amanda Keller and sophomore Kaylah Hodge defeated Northern Iowa's Gisela Kemper and Reghan Lynch at No. 1 doubles, 6-2, while senior Claudia Mackenzie and sophomore Emily Louie-Meadors bested Harri Proudfoot and Valentina Caro at No. 2 doubles, 6-0.
In singles play against Northern Iowa, Keller posted a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles over Kemper and Mackenzie defeated Proudfoot at No. 4 singles, 4-6, 6-1, 6-0.
Navy improved to 2-0 all-time against Northern Iowa. The Mids posted a 5-2 win over the Panthers on last year's spring break trip to Florida.
In the second match of the day against Swarthmore, the Mids once again won every match. The Navy-Swarthmore match was played at the Beerman Tennis Center in Lakeland.
Junior Catalina Rico and Cyr posted a 6-0 win at No. 1 doubles over Swarthmore's Anna Scheibmeir and Maria Cuervo, and senior Isabel Balsavage and freshman Tina Li defeated Julia Gokhberg and Shirline Wee at No. 2 doubles, 6-1. Sophomore Meghan O'Malley and freshman Brooke Bogdanovich also defeated Arya Jemal and Rachel Bronkema at No. 3 doubles, 6-0.
Louie-Meadors posted a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles over Wee and Conway defeated Gokhberg at No. 2 singles, 6-0, 6-2.
Hodge knocked off Jemal at No. 3 singles, 6-0, 6-1, and Bogdanovich defeated Scheibmeir at No. 4 singles, 6-1, 6-1.
Freshman Miranda Deng defeated Cuervo at No. 5 singles, 6-0, 6-0, and O'Malley earned a 6-0, 6-2 win over Audrey Haring at No. 6 singles.
This is the second time Navy and Swarthmore have played on a Florida spring break trip, and the Mids have won both matches.
The Mids have now won 10 of their last 11 matches.
Navy will continue its spring break schedule with two more matches on Tuesday. Navy will face Quinnipiac at the IMG Academy in Bradenton at 10:45 AM and Fairleigh Dickinson at the Star Island Resort in Orlando at 4:00 PM.
Navy def. Northern Iowa, 7-0 Doubles -- Navy wins the doubles point, 3-0 No. 1 Amanda Keller / Kaylah Hodge (Navy) def. Gisela Kemper / Reghan Lynch (UNI), 6-2 No. 2 Claudia Mackenzie / Emily Louie-Meadors (Navy) def. Harri Proudfoot / Valentina Caro (UNI), 6-0 No. 3 Carlee Conway / Amanda Cyr (Navy) def. Claudia Toledo / Savanna Hunt (UNI), 6-4
Singles No. 1 Amanda Keller (Navy) def. Gisela Kemper (UNI), 6-2, 6-2 No. 2 Ansofi Wreder (Navy) def. Reghan Lynch (UNI), 3-6, 7-6 (7-3), 1-0 (10-0) No. 3 Josie Rogers (Navy) def. Claudia Toledo (UNI), 6-3, 6-4 No. 4 Claudia Mackenzie (Navy) def. Harri Proudfoot (UNI), 4-6, 6-1, 6-0 No. 5 Aimee Dervishian (Navy) def. Valentina Caro (UNI), 6-0, 6-4 No. 6 Danika Kahatapitiya (Navy) def. Savanna Hunt (UNI), 6-1, 6-0
Navy def. Swarthmore, 7-0 Doubles -- Navy wins the doubles point, 3-0 No. 1 Catalina Rico / Amanda Cyr (Navy) def. Anna Scheibmeir / Maria Cuervo (Swarthmore), 6-0 No. 2 Isabel Balsavage / Tina Li (Navy) def. Julia Gokhberg / Shirline Wee (Swarthmore), 6-1 No. 3 Meghan O'Malley / Brooke Bogdanovich (Navy) def. Arya Jemal / Rachel Bronkema (Swarthmore), 6-0
Singles No. 1 Emily Louie-Meadors (Navy) def. Shirline Wee (Swarthmore), 6-2, 6-2 No. 2 Carlee Conway (Navy) def. Julia Gokhberg (Swarthmore), 6-0, 6-2 No. 3 Kaylah Hodge (Navy) def. Arya Jemal (Swarthmore), 6-0, 6-1 No. 4 Brooke Bogdanovich (Navy) def. Anna Scheibmeir (Swarthmore), 6-1, 6-1 No. 5 Miranda Deng (Navy) def. Maria Cuervo (Swarthmore), 6-0, 6-0 No. 6 Meghan O'Malley (Navy) def. Audrey Haring (Swarthmore), 6-0, 6-2