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Lady Bisons still seeking first A-Sun win

Monday, April 05, 2010

The Lady Bisons fell to 0-9 in the A-Sun conference on Saturday when they lost to Mercer University 7-0.

Lipscomb had a tough time finding good results in their doubles play.

Elizabeth Keevil and Mackenzie Bishop were defeated at No. 1 by Jennifer Lada and Amalia Bugge 8-1.

At No. 2 doubles, Danielle Hansen and Kara Jackson fell 8-1 to Anna Wieslander and Priscilla Dias.

Julianne McMeen and Carlina Jow lost to Stephanie Cohen and Sarah Hanna 8-2 at No. 3.

With the doubles point ending in favor of the Bears, the Lady Bisons entered singles play with a 1-0 disadvantage.

Bishop lost at No. 1 to Lada 6-3, 6-1, while Keevil fell at No. 2 to Weislander 6-2, 6-1.  Lipscomb’s deficit was now increased to 0-3.

Hansen played a close first set but lost some steam in the second, falling 7-6 (4), 6-1 to Bugge at No. 3.

Jackson played a solid match at No. 4, but unfortunately it was not enough to pull out the victory.  Jackson fell to Dias 6-4, 6-3.

Jow was defeated at No. 5 by Cohen 6-2, 6-0, while McMeen fell 6-2, 6-3 to Hanna.

The Lady Bisons face A-Sun rival, Belmont University, on Tuesday, April 3 at Belmont.  The Bruins are also 0-9 in the conference. Lipscomb and Belmont are both eliminated from postseason play.

Results:

Doubles:

1. Jennifer Lada/Amalia Bugge (MER) def. Elizabeth Keevil/ Mackenzie Bishop (LU) 8-1
2. Anna Wieslander/Priscilla Dias (MER) def. Danielle Hansen/ Kara Jackson (LU) 8-1
3. Stephanie Cohen/Sarah Hanna (MER) def. Carlina Jow/ Julianne McMeen (LU) 8-2

Singles:
1. Jennifer Lada (MER) def. Mackenzie Bishop (LU) 6-3, 6-1
2. Anna Wieslander (MER) def. Elizabeth Keevil (LU) 6-2, 6-1
3. Amalia Bugge (MER) def. Danielle Hansen (LU) 7-6 (7-4), 6-1
4. Priscilla Dias (MER) def. Kara Jackson (LU) 6-4, 6-3
5. Stephanie Cohen (MER) def. Carlina Jow (LU) 6-2, 6-0
6. Sarah Hanna (MER) def. Julianne McMeen (LU) 6-2, 6-3