Women's Tennis Sweeps Visiting Detroit, 7-0

Junior Molly Smith was strong at the No. 2 slot with a 6-0, 6-1 win on Thursday.
Junior Molly Smith was strong at the No. 2 slot with a 6-0, 6-1 win on Thursday.

April 1, 2005

Chicago, Ill.-The UIC women's tennis team captured every match on the day to take a 7-0 win over Horizon League rival Detroit on Thursday afternoon.

UIC (6-7, 3-0) won their second match in a row and kept their league record a perfect 3-0. Detroit dropped to 9-8 with the loss and 2-1 in league action.

The Flames featured a balanced attack throughout the match. Iris Jaklin took care of business with a win at No. 1 singles over Holly Smith, 6-2, 6-2, while Molly Smith won her first match at No. 2 singles this year with an impressive 6-0, 6-1 victory over Andrea Buter.

Corey Steven blanked Bianca Savarino 6-0, 6-0, while Melanie Humphrey returned from a badly sprained ankle suffered during the team's spring trip to clinch a 6-1, 6-0 win at the fourth spot.

Freshman Grace Gill-Morlis kept her poise and took a three-set victory over Stephanie Hill, while Christina Oum downed Ashley Cummins, 6-3, 6-4.

UIC is back in action this Sunday against Long Beach State at 9 a.m.

UIC 7, Detroit 0

SINGLES 1. Iris Jaklin (UIC) def. Holly Smith (UDM) 6-2, 6-2 2. Molly Smith (UIC) def. Andrea Buter (UDM) 6-0, 6-1 3. Corey Steven (UIC) def. Bianca Savarino (UDM) 6-0, 6-0 4. Melanie Humphrey (UIC) def. Amy Inman (UDM) 6-1, 6-0 5. Grace Gill-Morlis (UIC) def. Stephanie Hill (UDM) 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 6. Christina Oum (UIC) def. Ashley Cummins (UDM) 6-3, 6-4

DOUBLES 1. Jaklin/Smith (UIC) def. Smith/Savarino (UDM) 8-0 2. Steven/Oum (UIC) def. Buter/Cummins (UDM) 8-2 3. Humphrey/Gill-Morlis (UIC) def. McVehil/Inman (UDM) 8-3