Women's Tennis Cruises By West Virginia, 7-0

Feb. 27, 2003

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The University of Maryland women's tennis team improved to 6-1 after beating West Virginia 7-0 Thursday in College Park. All six Terps notched straight set singles wins, and Maryland won two out of three doubles matches.

The doubles duo of Emily Marker (Ann Arbor, Mich.) and Ramona But (Timisoara, Romania) defeated West Virginia's Melissa Day and Raynie Theis, 8-1, at the No. 1 seed. Marta Jedrzejak (Sieradz, Poland) and Chloe Chavardes (St. Nomlabreteche, France) also won their doubles match, 8-2.

In singles competition, Marker defeated West Virginia's Melissa Day, 6-3, 6-0, at the No. 1 seed, and But also won in straight sets against Courtney Howell, 6-0, 6-1. Jedrzejak, Fusea, Dent and Jedrzejak also had straight set wins for Maryland.

The Terrapins record is now 6-1 on the season. They return to action on March 1, when they take on Pennsylvania on the road. That meet is scheduled to begin at noon.

Maryland 7, West Virginia 0

No. 1 Emily Marker (MD) def. Melissa Day(WVU), 6-3, 6-3
No. 2 Ramona But (MD) def. Courtney Howell(WVU), 6-0, 6-1
No. 3 Marta Jedrzejak (MD) def. Anna Marie Underwood(WVU), 6-2, 6-1
No. 4 Andreea Fusea(MD) def. Jennifer Watkins (WVU), 6-4, 6-0
No. 5 Jennifer Dent (MD) def. Catherine Koontz (WVU), 6-0, 6-2
No. 6 Chloe Chavardes (MD) def. Raynie Theis(WVU), 6-3, 6-2

No. 1 Marker/But (MD) def. Day/Theis (WVU), 8-1
No. 2 Underwood/Watkins (WVU) def.Dent/Fusea (MD), 8-3
No. 3 Jedrzejak/Chavardes (MD) def. Howell/Koontz (WVU), 8-2