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Spartans Lose Third Sets and Match

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Posted Sep 14, 2013

Stephanie LoCasto: Won 6-0, 6-0 at #3 Singles.

DUBUQUE, Iowa - The University of Dubuque women's tennis team began Saturday morning with a sweep of doubles winning #2 and #3 doubles to take an early match lead 2-1 over the Buena Vista University Beavers before losing the match 3-6. Stephanie LoCasto and Marissa Rutenbeck at #2 doubles won 9-7 after being down early in the match. Alexandra Dixon and Janine Wegner captured #3 doubles 8-2.

The #2 singles of Ashley Schlueter would push her opponent to a third set and lose the battle 6-3, 1-6, 7-5. Janine Wegner at #5 singles would also fight back to a third set before losing 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.

The Spartans lone win in sigles action was Stephanie LoCasto at #3 singles where she captured the victory 6-0, 6-0.

UD will travel to continue Iowa Conference play at Luther on Sept. 17 before returning home to meet Loras College on Sept. 25.