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Cleveland State Downs Valpo in Home Finale
Sunday, April 15, 2012
Valparaiso wrapped up the home portion of the 2011-2012 home schedule dropping a 7-0 match to Cleveland State at the Northwest Athletic Club in Michigan City, Ind.
The Vikings opened the match winning all three doubles contests. Catrine Bjerrehus and Maria Lazaris defeated Kristin Zakiewicz (Bristol, Ind./Northridge H.S.) and Megan Bartels (Grand Rapids, Mich./Catholic Central H.S.) 8-1 at the top of the lineup while Alexandra Bush and Alex Power topped Katilyn Hamel (Lakewood, Colo./Green Mountain H.S.) and Stephanie York (Elkhart, Ind./Jimtown H.S.) 8-2 at the second spot. At third doubles, Nicole Janek and Kara Sherwood were 8-1 winners against Brittany O’Reilly (Green Bay, Wis./Southwest H.S.) and Angelina Goheen (Aurora, Ill./Rosary H.S.).
Cleveland State (12-8, 5-1 Horizon) swept all six singles matches in straight sets. Bjerrehus was a 6-2, 6-1 winner over Bartels at the top while Lazaris downed Hamel 6-1, 6-1. York also fell 6-1, 6-1 against Sherwood at three while Zakiewicz dropped a 6-0, 6-1 decision to Bush at the fourth spot. At fifth singles, Janek defeated O’Reilly 6-1, 6-0 while Goheen fell by the same score at six against Power.
Valparaiso (4-14, 0-7) will return to action on Monday, taking on Dayton. First serve is slated for 2:30 p.m. CDT.