Rasmussen, Larson sweep doubles

Alyssa Larson

Photo by Grant Nelson

Taylor Alward
Staff Writer

The Carroll University women’s tennis team lost 5-4 in their match against St. Norbert College in Green Bay on Friday, Sept. 17.

In singles competition Carroll won two of the six matches.  Alyssa Larson won her match 6-0, 6-1 and Kara Paroubek won 6-4, 6-4.

Carroll fared better in the doubles competition, beating St. Norbert 2-1.  Carroll’s number one doubles team of Kate Rasmussen and Larson won their match 8-5, making Larson the only undefeated Lady Pioneer of the day.  The third team for the Lady Pioneers, Elissa McKinley and Kate Wiseman, took their match 8-4.

The loss to St. Norbert dropped Carroll to 2-3 overall and 0-2 in Midwest Conference play.

The struggles continued for the Carroll women when they faced off against UW-Oshkosh two days later.  The Lady Pioneers lost 8-1 against Oshkosh sending their record on the season to 2-4.

The lone match victory for the Pioneers came from Rasmussen who won her match 6-2, 7-6.

Kate Rasmussen

Photo by Grant Nelson

After a tough weekend on the road, the Carroll women’s tennis team got back to the comfort of the Kilgour-Trailblazer Tennis Center beating Monmouth and Knox on Saturday to get back to a .500 record at 4-4.

In the morning match, Carroll swept Monmouth 9-0.  The matches were dominated by Carroll. Larson won her match 6-2, 6-3, by far the closes match of the meet.  In the other five singles matches for the Lady Pioneers, Carroll only lost six combined games.  Both Megan Rosenburg and Erin Mohrbacker made easy work of their opponents with 6-0, 6-0 victories.

In the doubles competition the matches were a little tighter with the three matches being 8-2, 8-6, 8-3

Carroll took on Knox in the afternoon match and it went almost as well as the morning.  Carroll defeated Knox 8-1.  In the only loss on the day for the Pioneers, Rasmussen lost in the third set tie-break 8-10 after splitting the first two sets 6-4, 5-7. McKinley had a close match winning 7-5, 6-4.  No other Carroll player lost more than three games in a set in the other four singles victories.

Carroll also swept doubles against Knox 8-3, 8-1, 8-6.

Carroll is on the road for their next match against Ripon College on Sept. 28.

The Carroll University women’s tennis team lost 5-4 in their match against St. Norbert College in Green Bay on Friday, Sept. 17.

In singles competition Carroll won two of the six matches. Alyssa Larson won her match 6-0, 6-1 and Kara Paroubek won 6-4, 6-4.

Carroll fared better in the doubles competition, beating St. Norbert 2-1. Carroll’s number one doubles team of Kate Rasmussen and Larson won their match 8-5, making Larson the only undefeated Lady Pioneer of the day. The third team for the Lady Pioneers, Elissa McKinley and Kate Wiseman, took their match 8-4.

Alyssa Larson

Photo by Grant Nelson

The loss to St. Norbert dropped Carroll to 2-3 overall and 0-2 in Midwest Conference play.

The struggles continued for the Carroll women when they faced

off against UW-Oshkosh two days later. The Lady Pioneers lost 8-1 against Oshkosh sending their record on the season to 2-4.

The lone match victory for the Pioneers came from Rasmussen who won her match 6-2, 7-6.

After a tough weekend on the road, the Carroll women’s tennis team got back to the comfort of the Kilgour-Trailblazer Tennis Center beating Monmouth and Knox on Saturday to get back to a .500 record at 4-4.

In the morning match, Carroll swept Monmouth 9-0. The matches were dominated by Carroll. Larson won her match 6-2, 6-3, by far the closes match of the meet. In the other five singles matches for the Lady Pioneers, Carroll only lost six combined games. Both Megan Rosenburg and Erin Mohrbacker made easy work of their opponents with 6-0, 6-0 victories.

In the doubles competition the matches were a little tighter with the three matches being 8-2, 8-6, 8-3

Carroll took on Knox in the afternoon match and it went almost as well as the morning. Carroll defeated Knox 8-1. In the only loss on the day for the Pioneers, Rasmussen lost in the third set tie-break 8-10 after splitting the first two sets 6-4, 5-7. McKinley had a close match winning 7-5, 6-4. No other Carroll player lost more than three games in a set in the other four singles victories.

Carroll also swept doubles against Knox 8-3, 8-1, 8-6.

Carroll is on the road for their next match against Ripon College on Sept. 28.

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