Women's Tennis Opens Spring Break Trip

Women's Tennis Opens Spring Break Trip

ORLANDO, FL – The Goucher College women's tennis team opened its Spring Break trip with a 9-0 loss to St. Mary's (Ind.) in Orlando, FL.

Freshman Mandile Mpofu (Harare, Zimbabwe) and senior Leigh Oehrig (Woodbine, MD) took their matches to the third set at No. 1 and No. 3 singles, respectively. Mpofu dropped the first set 6-3, but rallied to earn a 7-5 win in the second set to create an opportunity for the win, but was unable to capitalize. Oehrig won the first set over Sam Setterblad, 6-2, but dropped the next two sets 3-6 and 0-1 (7-10).

How It Happened:

Singles competition

1. Monica Davy (SMC) def. Mandile Mpofu (GOUW) 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (10-7)

2. Kelsey Kopf (SMC) def. Alice Goldstein-Plesser (GOUW) 6-0, 6-3

3. Sam Setterblad (SMC) def. Leigh Oehrig (GOUW) 2-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-7)

4. Meaghan Flynn (SMC) def. Ali Gorson-Morrow (GOUW) 6-1, 6-1

5. Maddie Minaudo (SMC) def. Ali Tomasevich (GOUW) 6-3, 6-2

6. Elizabeth Preister (SMC) def. Mackenzie Donohue (GOUW) 6-1, 6-0


Doubles competition

1. Sam Setterblad/Monica Davy (SMC) def. Mandile Mpofu/Leigh Oehrig (GOUW) 8-2

2. Maddie Minaudo/Meaghan Flynn (SMC) def. Alice Goldstein-Plesser/Ali Gorson-Morrow (GOUW) 8-2

3. Elizabeth Preister/Kaity Venters (SMC) def. Ali Tomasevich/Mackenzie Donohue (GOUW) 8-0


Up Next:

The Gophers are active again later this evening to take on Springfield College at 6:30PM.