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Spartans Take 2nd and 3rd in Flight C at IIAC Championships

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Posted Oct 6, 2012

Stephanie LoCasto: 2nd place in Flight "C" singles

COMPLETE RESULTS

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA – The University of Dubuque Women’s Tennis team placed two individuals in the semifinals of Flight “C” Singles at the Iowa Conference Individual Championships. The Spartans Stephanie LoCasto (Lake Zurich, Ill./Lake Zurich) won her semifinals match before falling in the Championships match. Alexandra Dixon (Camanche, Iowa/Camanche) lost in the semifinals but rallied to win the third place match.

Defending Flight “B” Champion, Nichole Schmaltz (Muscatine, Iowa/Muscatine) moved up to Flight “A” but lost her opening round match in three sets. Ashley Schlueter (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy), the 2011 Flight “C” Champion, moved up to Flight “B” but lost in the Round of 32.

Doubles teams of Schmaltz/LoCasto and Schlueter/Dixon each won their opening round match in Flight “B” Doubles before losing in the Round of 16.

University of Dubuque Results

Flight A Singles -- Round of 32
Megan Wachholz (Luther) def. Nichole Schmaltz (Univ. of Dubuque) 1-6, 6-4, 10-4

Flight B Singles -- Round of 32
Ashlyn Huegel (Central) def. Ashley Schlueter (Univ. of Dubuque) 8-6

Flight C Singles -- Round of 32
Alexandra Dixon (Univ. of Dubuque) def. Jesse Ryals (Central) 8-0
Janine Wegner (Univ. of Dubuque) def. Amanda Sharkey (Loras) 8-2
Rami Vokt (Simpson) def. Aoi Karino (Univ. of Dubuque) 8-3
Andie Tolle (Central) def. Samantha Serd (Univ. of Dubuque) 8-1
Stephanie LoCasto (Univ. of Dubuque) def. Kristine Reyes (Loras) 8-3

Flight C Singles -- Round of 16
Alexandra Dixon (Univ. of Dubuque) def. Samantha Kavan (Buena Vista) 8-4
Michelle Hartman (Simpson) def. Janine Wegner (Univ. of Dubuque) 8-0
Stephanie LoCasto (Univ. of Dubuque) def. Jordan Parra (Simpson) 8-0

Flight C Singles – Quarterfinals
Alexandra Dixon (Univ. of Dubuque) def. Julia Beckley (Coe) 8-4
Stephanie LoCasto (Univ. of Dubuque) def. Kassidy Ipsen (Buena Vista) 8-6

Flight C Singles – Semifinals
Michelle Hartman (Simpson) def. Alexandra Dixon (Univ. of Dubuque) 8-2
Stephanie LoCasto (Univ. of Dubuque) def. Tasha Nelson (Buena Vista) 8-5

Flight C Singles -- Third-Place Match
Alexandra Dixon (Univ. of Dubuque) def. Tasha Nelson (Buena Vista) 8-4

Flight C Singles -- Championship Match
Michelle Hartman (Simpson) def. Stephanie LoCasto (Univ. of Dubuque) 8-3

Flight B Doubles -- Round of 32
Andie Tolle/Kassie Tolle (Central) def. Janine Wegner/Aoi Karino (Univ. of Dubuque) 8-6
Nichole Schmaltz/Stephanie LoCasto (Univ. of Dubuque) def. Nicole Gilbert/Jordan Parra (Simpson) 8-2
Ashley Schlueter/Alexandra Dixon (Univ. of Dubuque) def. Erin Vaage/Nicole Curran (Central) 8-1

Flight B Doubles -- Round of 16
Brita Jensen/Katherine Ross (Wartburg) def. Nichole Schmaltz/Stephanie LoCasto (Univ. of Dubuque) 8-2
Emily Rasmussen/Jessica Behrer (Wartburg) def. Ashley Schlueter/Alexandra Dixon (Univ. of Dubuque) 9-8 (7-3)