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WOMEN’S TENNIS SWEEPS DICKINSON
Mules Now 6-0 in CC Matches

The Muhlenberg women’s tennis team tied a school record with its fifth shutout of the season, defeating Dickinson, 9-0, at Deitrich Field House.

The Mules (8-3, 6-0) sit atop the conference standings (right) with four matches left in the season.
Mackenzie Parke
Parke won, 7-5, 6-2, at third singles to improve to 5-1 in CC matches.
The standings do not reflect the result of today’s match between Ursinus and Bryn Mawr. Swarthmore and Franklin & Marshall kept pace with the Mules with wins against Washington and Gettysburg, respectively.

Senior Gena Ross celebrated her 23rd birthday with wins at No. 1 singles and doubles.
MUHLENBERG 6-0 8-3
F & M 6-1 7-3
Swarthmore 3-1 7-2
Johns Hopkins 3-1 3-1
Dickinson 4-2 6-5
Gettysburg 3-3 4-3
Washington 3-4 6-6
Haverford 2-3 4-8
Bryn Mawr 1-5 2-7
Ursinus 0-5 1-5
McDaniel 0-6 0-7
Her singles partner, sophomore Amy Schmidt lost just one game all day, winning 6-0, 6-0 at second singles.

Like Schmidt at singles, the doubles pair of senior Mackenzie Parke and freshman Pam Kimmelman improved its record to 10-1 and 6-0 in CC matches. Kimmelman also won her fifth straight singles match and is now 7-2.

Senior Sarah Niebler and junior Emily Oster handed the Red Devils’ No. 3 doubles pair its first loss of the season, 9-7, in the day’s most competitive match. Oster also battled to a three-set win at fourth singles, and senior Megan Schreiber kept her CC record unblemished at 3-0 with a win at No. 6.

The Mules tied the record for shutouts set last year and in 1986. Four of those sweeps have come against CC foes. Muhlenberg has now outscored its conference opponents, 46-8.

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Last updated April 8, 2004