Women's Tennis |
Jan. 21, 2006
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Cincinnati women's tennis team opened the spring season with a 7-0 loss to Ohio State at the Jesse Owens West Recreation Center Saturday.
In singles, the Buckeyes at the top four positions all posted straight-set victories, while Nos. 5 and 6 won by default. Ohio State also downed the Bearcats in all three doubles positions, with a default victory at No. 3.
At the No. 1 spot, Sonia Ruzimovsky swept sophomore Lindsay Willeford by a score of 6-0, 6-0. At No. 2, Caitlin O'Keefe defeated Elizabeth Young by a count of 6-1, 6-0. Julie Blackmore beat Jenny Rowen, 6-2, 6-2, to come away with a victory in the No. 3 spot. At No. 4, Ciara Finucane defeated Madison Reasoner, 6-0, 6-0. The Bearcats, shorthanded due to injuries to several players, defaulted the final two spots.
In doubles, the duo of Messmer and Finucane defeated Willeford and Rowen by a score of 8-4. O'Keefe and Blackmore beat Young and Reasoner, 8-1.
Ohio State 7, Cincinnati 0
Jan. 21, 2006
Jesse Owens West Recreation Center, Columbus, Ohio
No. 1 Sonia Ruzimovsky (OSU) def. Lindsay Willeford (CIN) 6-0, 6-0
No. 2 Caitlin O'Keefe (OSU) def. Elizabeth Young (CIN) 6-1, 6-0
No. 3 Julie Blackmore (OSU) def. Jenny Rowen (CIN) 6-2, 6-2
No. 4 Ciara Finucane (OSU) def. Madison Reasoner (CIN) 6-0, 6-0
No. 5 Kristin Messmer (OSU) won by default
No. 6 Nidhi Shah (OSU) won by default
No. 1 Ciara Finucane/Kristin Messmer (OSU) def. Lindsay Willeford/Jenny Rowen (CIN) 8-4
No. 2 Caitlin O'Keefe/Julie Blackmore (OSU) def. Elizabeth Young/Madison Reasoner (CIN) 8-1
No. 3 Sonia Ruzimovsky/Emily Howard (OSU) won by default