UC Tennis Closes Regular Season with Loss to DePaul
gobearcats.COM Jennifer Rowen
Jennifer Rowen

April 12, 2009


CINCINNATI – The University of Cincinnati women’s tennis team finished the regular season on Saturday (April 11) dropping its finale, 7-0, to No. 39 DePaul at the Trabert-Talbert Tennis Center on the campus of UC. The loss snapped the Bearcats seven-game winning streak that started March 14 with a 7-0 victory over Dayton.


In doubles action vs. the Blue Demons, the duo of seniors Elizabeth Young / Jennifer Rowen fought hard in the No. 2 flight but lost 8-7 (7-4). Fellow senior Valeriya Dandik also battled in her No. 3 singles match before losing 7-6 (5), 7-5.


The Bearcats, who find out their seeding to the BIG EAST Conference Championship Monday, won seven of their last eight to complete the regular season and are now 15-7 overall and 6-2 in the conference. Cincinnati will travel to Tampa, Fla., April 17-19 for the BIG EAST Championships. For more information on the tournament go to www.BIGEAST.org.






1.      Danja Antunovic (DEP) def Ksenia Slynko (UC)                              6-0, 6-1

2.      Anna Redecsi (DEP) def Jenny Rowen (UC)                                    6-2, 6-3

3.      Sandra Zmak (DEP) def Valeriya Dandik (UC)                            7-6 (5), 7-5

4.      Gia McNight (DEP) def Safiyya Ismail (UC)                                      6-1, 6-3

5.      Katarina milinkovic (DEP) def Jessica Wise (UC)                             6-0, 6-0

6.      Kirsten Gambrell (DEP) def Elizabeth Young (UC)                   2-6, 6-1, 6-1


1.      Redescsi/Salkovic (DEP) def Dandik/Slynko  (UC)                                  8-1

2.      Antunovic/Gambrell (DEP) def Young/Rowen (UC)                        8-7 (7-4)

3.      McNight/Milinkovic (DEP) def Wise/Ismail (UC)                                      8-4