Jan. 27, 2001

%^$COLUMBUS, Ohio— The Ohio State women’s tennis team is 2-0 on the young, spring season after defeating the Marquette Golden Eagles, 6-1, in Milwaukee, Wis. The match was the Golden Eagles third of the season.%^$

%^$In singles, the Buckeyes won all but one match. At No. 2, Monica Rincon (Jr., Lapeer, Mich.) breezed to a 6-4, 6-0 victory over MU’s Genevieve Charron. Newcomer Erica Fisk (Fr., Indianapolis, Ind.) needed little time to dispatch MU’s Eva Trujillo 6-1, 6-4 at No. 4.%^$

%^$The Buckeyes swept the doubles matches. At No. 1, Kristy Dascoli (Sr., Bradenton, Fla.) and Rincon won 8-3 to post a victory over MU’s Laura Garcia and Charron.%^$

%^$OSU faces Colorado tomorrow in Milwaukee. The match begins at noon. After the Colorado match, the No. 22 Buckeyes do not compete again as a team until Feb. 9 when the squad travels to College Park, Md., to battle No. 4 Duke. Two Buckeyes, Dascoli and Rincon, will participate in the ITA National Indoors, Feb. 1-4, in Dallas, Texas. Dascoli qualified for the National Indoors by advancing to the final at the ITA Midwest Regional. She and partner Rincon received an at-large berth to the tournament to participate in doubles play.%^$

%^$Ohio State 6, Marquette 1
%^$Jan. 26, 2001, Milwaukee, Wis.

%^$1. Laura Garcia, MU def. Kristy Dascoli, OSU
%^$6-4, 6-1
%^$2. Monica Rincon, OSU def. Genevieve Charron, MU
%^$6-4, 6-0
%^$3. Sadhaf Pervez, OSU def. Annabelle Espinoza, MU
%^$6-3, WD
%^$4. Erica Fisk, OSU def. Eva Trujillo, MU
%^$6-1, 6-4
%^$5. Michelle Matko, OSU def. Anna Pavlovic, MU
%^$6-0, 6-2
%^$6. Claudia Castro, OSU def. Sommer LaValley, MU
%^$7-5, 7-6 (4)

%^$1. Dascoli/Rincon, OSU def. Garcia/Charron, MU
%^$2. Pervez/L. Maloney, OSU def. LaValley/Pavlovic, MU
%^$3. Fisk/Castro, OSU def. Stankovic/Devraj, MU

%^$Ohio State 2-0
%^$Marquette 1-2