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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

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Womenís tennis breezes past Diplomats

Softball, menís tennis fall to Lions

For the second straight game the Muhlenberg softball team took the lead with a dramatic hit in the top of the top seventh, only to fall in the bottom of the inning.

Ashley Brewer hit a three-run home run to give the Mules a one-run lead over No. 23 New Jersey, which had not allowed a run in six if its first 13 games.

But the Lions (13-2) responded with two runs in their half of the inning to take game one, 5-4.

Brewerís home run extended her hitting streak to 13 games and gave her four RBI in the game. It was the second time she has driven in at least four runs in a game this season.

The senior leads the Mules with a career-high 20 RBI this year and ranks 14th on the schoolís all-time list with 62 runs driven in.

Freshman Erica Wenzel collected two hits, including a double, and scored two runs in the first game, while junior Brittany Blohm also added a double.

Muhlenberg (8-7) dropped the second game of the doubleheader, 5-0.
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The Muhlenberg menís tennis team fell at New Jersey, 9-0.
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Emily Szulman The Muhlenberg womenís tennis team swept through Lancaster and won its Centennial Conference opener, 9-0, over Franklin & Marshall.

The Mules did not drop a set as they beat the Diplomats (0-7, 0-1) for the fourth straight season.

Freshmen Emily Szulman and Gabriela Contino picked up the first spring singles wins of their careers.

Szulman (right) did not drop a game during her win at No. 5 singles, while Contino picked up 7-5, 6-0 win at the No. 6 spot.

Szulman also teamed with sophomore Amanda von Taube for an 8-4 win at No. 3 doubles.

All four seniors picked up a pair of wins for the Mules (2-1, 1-0).

Caitie Druker only dropped two games on her way to winning at No. 1 singles. She also teamed with Sara Sutker for an 8-2 doubles victory. Sutker won her singles match, 6-2, 6-2.

The No. 2 doubles team of Danielle Winston and Lindsay Schmidt kept pace with Druker and Sutker in the race for the schoolís doubles wins record with an 8-3 victory.

Like Druker, Winston only dropped two games in her singles victory, while Schmidt claimed a 7-1 second-set tiebreak to win at No. 4 singles.
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