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Jackets Wrap-up Home Slate with Match Against Thomas More

Jackets Wrap-up Home Slate with Match Against Thomas More

DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College women's tennis team has just two matches remaining on its 2010 schedule after wrapping up the home slate with a bout against Thomas More College on Sunday. The Jackets dropped the match, 8-1, as they fell to 0-6 at home for the season.

DC's Kirsten Wieland recorded the Yellow Jackets' lone victory of the match with a win in No. 1 singles against Thomas More's Lauren Race. Race entered the match on a four-match winning streak, but could not hang with Wieland, who picked up her fourth win in the number-one spot for Defiance this season.

Danielle LaBarbera recorded four points in her No. 6 singles match against TMC's Brittney Knapp, while Catie Savage tallied three points in the No. 2 singles match for Defiance.

The Yellow Jackets will wrap up their fall season with a pair of matches on Tuesday, September 28 at Ohio Northern University. Defiance will play against ONU at 2:00 p.m., and finish with a match against Sinclair Community College at 4:00 p.m.

Thomas More 8, Defiance 1

1. Wesselman-Race (TM) def. Wieland-Lovins (DC) 8-2
2. Burns-York (TM) def. Savage-Brown (DC) 8-1
3. Pascual-Knapp (TM) def. Carunchia-LaBarber (DC) 8-1

1. Kirsten Wieland (DC) def. Lauren Race (TM) 6-4, 6-4
2. Lindsey Burns (TM) def. Catie Savage (DC) 6-2, 6-1
3. Emily Wesselman (TM) def. Nicole Lovins (DC) 6-1, 6-0
4. Masin Pascaul (TM) def. Tasha Brown (DC) 6-1, 6-1
5. Ashley York (TM) def. Katie Carunchia (DC) 6-0, 6-1
6. Brittney Knapp (TM) def. Danielle LaBarbera (DC) 6-2, 6-2