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February 28, 2007

Women's Tennis Rips Gallaudet

From: SU Go Hornets! - Winchester,VA,USA - Feb 28, 2007

WINCHESTER, Va. - The SU women's tennis team matched its previous season's win total Tuesday afternoon with a 7-2 non-league victory over Gallaudet University.

Shenandoah (8-6) won all of the seven contested matches against the Bison (0-1); the Hornets only losses came at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles via forfeit.

SU lost only six games all match in reaching the eight win plateau for the second consecutive year; the Hornets had not won more than four dual matches in a season until last year's squad went 8-4 overall.

Junior Anne Stephenson (Winchester, Va./Handley) celebrated her fourth straight selection as the Dixie Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week with a 10-0 victory at No. 1 singles and a 8-0 win at No. 1 doubles. She defeated Amanda Hilleque in singles and then combined with Jessica Padgett (Cincinnati,Ohio/Ross) to defeat Hilleque and Jessica Nini at the top doubles spot.

Shenandoah is in action again on Sunday when they take on Dixie rival Averett University in a 3:00 doubleheader with the men.

Complete Results:
Singles #1 Anne Stephenson (SU) def. Amanda Hilleque 10-0
#2 Stephanie Burdette (SU) def. Elisa Abenchuchan 10-3
#3 Elizabeth Costin (SU) def. Jessica Nini 10-3
#4 Jessica Padgett (SU) def. Misty Morris 10-0
#5 Aimee Ruder (SU) def. M. Hutton 10-2
#6 Jenny Dignan Gallaudet University by default

#1 Padgett/Stephenson (SU) def. Nini/Hilleque 8-0
#2 Burdette/Costin (SU) def. Bradley/Sloat 8-0
#3 Dignan/Hutton Gallaudet University by default

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