Women's Tennis Splits on Hot Day

Sep 1, 2018

DEKALB, Ill. – The University of Dubuque women’s tennis team began the year with a thrilling 6-3 win over Milikin University before falling in the title match at the Milikin Dorothy McClure Tennis Tournament to Central College, 6-3.

The Spartans and Big Blue split the six single matches. UD got wins from Ashley Palacios-Quinonez, Madeline Parker and Hailey Wang out of the one, four and six spots, respectively. The Spartans then took over in doubles action, sweeping all three matches to clinch the match.

In the championship match, UD paired up with conference rival, Central College, in a non-conference matchup. On a hot day in Dekalb, the Spartans ran out of gas in their second match of the day, having one player retire due to the heat. Madeline Parker and Katelyn Green picked up the two wins in singles play for the Spartans. Madeline Parker capped her day with a 4-0 with a doubles win against the Dutch while paired up with Naomi Amani.

Vs. Milikin
Singles competition
1. A. Palacios-Quinonez (DBQW) def. Morgan Bettner (MIL) 7-6, 0-6, 10-6
2. Shelby Jones (MIL) def. Naomi Amani (DBQW) 6-0, 6-2
3. Danni Beard (MIL) def. Megan Ranney (DBQW) 6-3, 6-1
4. Madeline Parker (DBQW) def. Maddy Delano (MIL) 6-1, 6-4
5. Alena Hinch (MIL) def. Kaitlynn Green (DBQW) 6-2, 7-5
6. Hailey Wang (DBQW) def. Amber Rezinas (MIL) 6-0, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. A. Palacios-Quinonez/Megan Ranney (DBQW) def. Shelby Jones/Morgan Bettner (MIL) 8-5
2. Madeline Parker/Naomi Amani (DBQW) def. Danni Beard/Maddy Delano (MIL) 9-7
3. Kaitlynn Green/Hailey Wang (DBQW) def. Alena Hinch/Katie Cooper (MIL) 8-1

Championship Match vs Central
Singles competition
1. Karleigh Schilling (CENW) def. A. Palacios-Quinonez (DBQW) 6-2, 6-2
2. Jenna Stewart (CENW) def. Naomi Amani (DBQW) 6-2, 6-1
3. Sarah Schirm (CENW) def. Megan Ranney (DBQW) 6-1, 6-4
4. Madeline Parker (DBQW) def. Katie Larson (CENW) 6-3, 6-3
5. Kaitlynn Green (DBQW) def. Alivia Gerstein (CENW) 2-6, 6-5, 10-6
6. Madi Ulrich (CENW) def. Hailey Wang (DBQW) 7-6, 5-2, retired

Doubles competition
1. Karleigh Schilling/Jenna Stewart (CENW) def. A. Palacios-Quinonez/Megan Ranney (DBQW) 8-2
2. Naomi Amani/Madeline Parker (DBQW) def. Sarah Schirm/Katie Larson (CENW) 9-7
3. Madi Ulrich/Macy Scharff (CENW) def. Kaitlynn Green/Patient Jabbah (DBQW) 8-1