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Junior Melanie Humphrey was one of three Flames to post flawless singles scores on Friday over UWM.
Junior Melanie Humphrey was one of three Flames to post flawless singles scores on Friday over UWM.

Feb. 25, 2005

Evergreen Park, Ill.- The UIC women's tennis team extended their winning streak to three matches on Friday with a 7-0 shutout of Horizon League rival UW-Milwaukee at the Evergreen Racquet and Fitness Center.

The Flames (4-4, 2-0 Horizon League) evened their overall record at four while extending their league dual match winning streak under head coach Shannon Tully to 31 straight victories.

UW-Milwaukee dropped to 0-7 on the season and 0-2 in league play.

The Flames captured every singles match in two sets, posting three 6-0, 6-0 victories in the process and losing a mere three games all day. The doubles side was equally dominant for UIC, with scores of 8-1, 8-1, and 8-2 posted in favor of the Flames.

Virginia Palshmitaite made her Flames debut, teaming with Grace Gill-Morliss to capture a doubles win.

UIC is back in action next Saturday at Northern Illinois in DeKalb, Ill., beginning at 1 p.m.

UIC 7, UW-Milwaukee 0

SINGLES 1. Iris Jaklin (UIC) def. Tammie Spiel (UWM) 6-0, 6-0 2. Corey Steven (UIC) def. Margie Van Lieshout (UWM) 6-1, 6-0 3. Melanie Humphrey (UIC) def. Shayna Illingworth (UWM) 6-0, 6-0 4. Molly Smith (UIC) def. Traci Litscher (UWM) 6-0, 6-2 5. Christina Oum (UIC) def. Eric Felber (UWM) 6-1, 6-0 6. Grace Gill-Morlis (UIC) def. Jenna McConnell (UWM) 6-0, 6-0

DOUBLES 1. Jaklin/Humphrey (UIC) def. Spiel/Van Lieshout (UWM) 8-1 2. Steven/Oum (UIC) def. Illingworth/Felber (UWM) 8-1 3. Gill-Morlis/Palshmitaite (UIC) def. McConnell/Litscher (UWM) 8-2

 

 

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