Feb. 17, 2007
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Maryland women's tennis team, ranked No. 32 nationally, defeated Richmond 6-1 Saturday afternoon in a non-conference match at the Tennis Center at College Park. The Terps improved their record to 7-1, while Richmond fell to 0-5.
In her first match of the spring season, senior Brooke Rogers secured the victory for the Terrapins with her win over Richmond's Jelena Zivanovic (6-1, 6-1) at the No. 6 singles position.
Baker, who is ranked No. 75 nationally, defeated Pamela Duran at the No. 1 singles slot (6-7 , 6-2, 12-10). In the No. 2 singles position, Eleanor Peters beat Richmond's Robin Carter (6-1, 6-0), while Miller beat Xenia Schneider (6-1, 6-2) in the No. 5 slot. At the No. 3 position, Steiner won the first set against Beatrice Grasu, 6-3, before Grasu retired.
The Terps earned one point by winning two of the three doubles matches. Baker and Peters defeated Grasu and Carter (8-6), while Miller and Steiner beat Schneider and Zivanovic, 8-3. Freshman Maggie MacKeever and Rogers lost to Duran and Vosters, 8-6.
Maryland will play host to No. 14 Virginia Commonwealth at noon Sunday. The match will take place at the Tennis Center at College Park.