Sept. 20, 2003

NKU CLINCHES NO. 1 SEED IN GLVC

Norse women sweep UM-St. Louis, Quincy

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - The Northern Kentucky University women’s tennis team clinched the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Great Lakes Valley Conference Championships by winning twice on Saturday.

The Norse defeated Quincy University and the University of Missouri-St. Louis by identical 9-0 scores to clinch the regular-season title and the top seed in the GLVC Tournament. NKU is now 9-0 overall, 9-0 in the GLVC.

The GLVC Championships will be played Oct. 10-11.

Senior Elizabeth Brunsman picked up two victories at No. 1 singles Saturday, and she also teamed with Becky Dister for a pair of victories at No. 1 doubles. Dister also earned a pair of wins at No. 2 singles for the Norse, who are looking for their fifth GLVC Championships crown in the past six years.

NKU won four straight GLVC Championships titles from 1998-2001.


NKU 9, Quincy 0

Singles

1. Elizabeth Brunsman (NKU) defeated Laura Schuering, 6-0, 6-3.

2. Becky Dister (NKU) defeated Kerry Romani, 6-1.

3. Renae Wright (NKU) defeated Julia Rodriguez, 6-0, 6-1.

4. Lindsay England (NKU) defeated Erika Fraser, 6-2, 6-0.

5. Jessica Smith (NKU) defeated Becky Postle, 6-1, 6-1.

6. Kristina Cunningham (NKU) defeated Katie Eades, 6-3, 7-5.

Doubles

1. Brunsman/Dister (NKU) defeated Schuering/Romani, 8-6.

2. Wright/England (NKU) defeated Rodriguez/Fraser, 8-0.

3. Smith/Kari Goodrich (NKU) defeated Postle/Eades, 8-2.

 

NKU 9, Missouri-St. Louis 0

Singles

1. Elizabeth Brunsman (NKU) defeated Neringa Bandzeviciute, 6-2, 6-1.

2. Becky Dister (NKU) defeated Krissy Howard, 6-1, 6-2.

3. Renae Wright (NKU) defeated Devin Foy, 6-1, 6-2.

4. Lindsay England (NKU) defeated Katie Duffy, 6-1, 6-0.

5. Jessica Smith (NKU) defeated Chrissy Duffy, 6-2, 6-4.

6. Heather Gilmore (NKU) defeated Lauren Daugherty, 6-1, 7-5.

Doubles

1. Brunsman/Dister (NKU) defeated Howard/Lauren Wiele, 8-1.

2. Wright/England (NKU) defeated Foy/K. Duffy, 8-6.

3. Smith/Kari Goodrich (NKU) defeated Bandzeviciute/Stephanie Bladen, 8-0.

Elizabeth Brunsman