Gophers Suffer 9-0 Setback to Flying Dutchmen

Gophers Suffer 9-0 Setback to Flying Dutchmen

Three Singles Matches Go to Super-Tiebreakers

Oct. 2, 2007

TOWSON, Md. - Goucher ran into a tough customer today, and even though three of the singles matches went to a super-tiebreaker, the Gophers (3-2) were eventually swept away by Lebanon Valley, 9-0.

Mouna Attarha (Piedmont, CA/Piedmont) captured the first set at fourth singles, but her opponent, Shayna Heintzelman, evened things by winning the second set and then prevailed in the super-tiebreaker to complete a 3-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-7) trumph.

Christina Grimm (Greenwich, CT/New Hampton) and Stella Day (Bellingham, WA/Sehome) both came back after dropping the first sets of their singles matches. At No. 5, Grimm took the second set from Sara Wagner, but Wagner went on to record a 6-1, 4-6, 1-0 (10-5) victory; at No. 6, Day battled all the way only to go down to Kim DeLone 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (11-9).

At first singles, Lebanon Valley's Sarah Grodzinski was a 6-1, 6-1 winner over Carly Heinz (Scotch Plains, NJ/Scotch Plains-Fanwood)

The Flying Dutchmen (6-2) led 3-0 at the conclusion of doubles play. At No. 1, Grodzinski and Heinzelman turned back Joan Pulupa (Gaithersburg, MD/Richard Montgomery) and Tanya Cooley (Arlington, VA/Wakefield), 8-5.

This was the first time all season that the Gophers have been swept in doubles play.