Sophomore Mandy van den Eerenbeemt claimed a crucial No. 4 singles match, 7-6 (4), 6-0
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Sophomore Mandy van den Eerenbeemt claimed a crucial No. 4 singles match, 7-6 (4), 6-0
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Pioneers Defeat No. 73 Princeton to Claim Fifth Straight Victory
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Release: 03/03/2013

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Denver, Colo. - The University of Denver women's tennis team defeated No. 73 Princeton 4-3 on Sunday at Monaco Athletic Club.

The Pioneers dropped two of three doubles matches to fall behind Princeton, 1-0 going into singles play. Seniors Sophia Bergner (Schechen, Germany) and Steffi Rath (Hochst, Austria) were able to defeat Joan Cannon and Katie Goepel, 8-5 in No. 1 doubles.

In singles play, Bergner claimed a 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) victory over Lindsay Graff in the No. 1 spot. Senior Emma Isberg (Tyreso, Sweden) defeated Katherine Flanigan 6-0, 6-4, sophomore Mandy van den Eerenbeemt (Best, Netherlands) beat Monica Chow 7-6 (4), 6-0, and Rath took a 6-0, 2-6, 6-3 victory against Emily Hahn to help the Pioneers to claim the dual, 4-3.

The Pioneers hit the road next weekend to face BYU and Oregon. The Pioneers take on BYU Saturday, Mar. 9 at 2 p.m. (MT) and Oregon Sunday, Mar. 10 at 9:30 a.m. (MT).



Sophia Bergner (DEN) def. Lindsay Graff (PRIN), 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5)

Amanda Muliawan (PRIN) def. Caroline Schnell (DEN), 6-3, 7-5

Emma Isberg (DEN) def. Katherine Flanigan (PRIN), 6-0, 6-4

Mandy van den Eerenbeemt (DEN) def. Monica Chow (PRIN), 7-6 (4), 6-0

Katie Goepel (PRIN) def. Kathryn Hughes (DEN) 1-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3

Steffi Rath (DEN) def. Emily Hahn (PRIN) 6-0, 2-6, 6-3


Bergner/Rath (DEN) def. Cannon/Goepel (PRIN), 8-5

Graff/Chow (PRIN) def. Isberg/van den Eerenbeemt (DEN), 8-5

Flanigan/Muliawan (PRIN) def. Schnell/Derbyshire (DEN) 8-2

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