Women's Tennis Hold Court at Home Over St. Ambrose

Sep 20, 2018

DUBUQUE, Iowa - The University of Dubuque women's tennis team battled hot, humid conditions on Frank Farber Tennis Courts on Thursday and earned a hard fought 5-4 victory over the St. Ambrose Fighting Bees. The Spartans won #1 and #3 doubles to garb an early lead 2-1 entering singles competition. The contest would go down to the final two matches in singles play. Madeline Parker captured #3 singles 6-4, 6-2 to tie the match at 4-4 with #4 singles yet to finish. Megan Ranney won her first set 6-4 and would hold on to win second set 6-4 to hand the Spartans a 5-4 victory.

UD will travel to Upper Iowa on Sept. 22 for a 3:30 p.m. match before returning to American Rivers Conference play on Sept. 29 at Simspon College and Central College.


Dubuque, Univ. of 5, St. Ambrose Univ. 4
Sep 20, 2018 at Dubuque, Iowa (Frank Farber Tennis Courts) 

Singles competition
1. Ashley P. Quinonez (DBQWT) def. Alex Horton (STA) 6-2, 6-3
2. Meg Chadick (STA) def. Naomi Amani (DBQWT) 6-0, 6-2
3. Madeline Parker (DBQWT) def. Elizabeth Bush (STA) 6-4, 6-2
4. Megan Ranney (DBQWT) def. Shannon McEachern (STA) 6-4, 6-4
5. Kiersten Housenga (STA) def. Kaitlyn Green (DBQWT) 6-0, 6-0
6. Emma Lang (STA) def. Kyra Jernigan (DBQWT) 6-3, 6-1




Doubles competition
1. Ashley P. Quinonez/Megan Ranney (DBQWT) def. Alex Horton/Elizabeth Bush (STA) 8-6
2. Meg Chadick/Kiersten Housenga (STA) def. Naomi Amani/Madeline Parker (DBQWT) 8-1
3. Kaitlyn Green/Kyra Jernigan (DBQWT) def. Shannon McEachern/Emma Lang (STA) 8-6