Women's Tennis Edged, Softball Swept

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Softball Unbeaten Streak Snapped

The Muhlenberg softball team had its six-game unbeaten streak snapped with a doubleheader loss at Moravian.

The Greyhounds (24-6), who have been nationally ranked this year, won the first game, 7-0, and the nightcap, 10-2.

Junior Kelly Kline drove in both Mule runs with a third-inning single in the nightcap. Sophomores Alyssa Schell and Jaimie Klotz had a pair of singles apiece in the second game.

Muhlenberg has an 8-6 lead in the Matte Award standings with two events (men’s tennis and men’s golf) remaining.
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Nina Sanders
Of the last six doubles matches for Sanders (above) and Szulman, one was 8-6, one was 9-7 and two were 9-8.
The Muhlenberg women’s tennis team suffered its second straight 5-4 home loss to a regionally ranked opponent, falling to Elizabethtown, ranked 11th in the Atlantic South Region.

On Tuesday, the Mules fell to Haverford, which is ranked 12th in the region. Of the 15 scheduled spring matches for Muhlenberg, nine are against ranked teams, including all five against non-Centennial Conference opponents.

Juniors Nina Sanders and Emily Szulman played extremely well at the top of the lineup, teaming up for an 8-6 win at No. 1 doubles. Sanders proceeded to win her No. 1 singles match, 7-5, 6-4, while Szulman prevailed, 7-5, 7-5, in the last match on the court.

Sophomore Sharen Resnikoff posted a straight-sets win at fourth singles.
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