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Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information
Release: April 09, 2012
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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.- Monmouth University (3-13) women's tennis team won their second straight match with a 7-0 blanking of Saint Francis College (1-6) Monday afternoon at home.

MU lost just two games the entire match and improved to 3-3 in conference play.

Monmouth junior Nicole Lippens (West Long Branch, N.J./Shore Regional) downed Arianne Van Sluytman 6-0, 6-1, while the Monmouth players swept the next four opponents 6-0, 6-0. Sophomore Brooke Verdiglione (Englishtown, N.J./St. John Vianney) dispatched Camille Petrizzo at the No. 2 spot while Dana Ferrari (Saddle Brook, N.J./Immaculate Heart Academy) topped Natasha Edwards at the third singles position.  Freshman Liz D'Arcy (Colonia, N.J./Wardlaw-Hartridge) swept Akuila Edwards at the four slot while Jessica Slinger (Tinton Falls, N.J./Monmouth Regional) won 6-0, 6-0 over Sara Sooy in the fifth singles spot. The Terriers forfeited the final singles match.

Verdiglione and Lippens swept the top doubles flight 8-0 over Van Sluytman and Petrizzo. Ferrari and Turner secured a 8-1 win over SFNY's Edwards sisters while the Terriers forfeited the third doubles flight.

The Hawks will face LaSalle in Philadelphia on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

Monmouth 7, Saint Francis College 0
Apr 09, 2012

Singles competition

1. LIPPENS, Nicole (MU) def. VAN SLUYTMAN, Arianne (SFNYW) 6-0, 6-1

2. VERDIGLIONE, Brooke (MU) def. PETRIZZO, Camille (SFNYW) 6-0, 6-0

3. FERRARI, Dana (MU) def. EDWARDS, Natasha (SFNYW) 6-0, 6-0

4. D'ARCY, Liz (MU) def. EDWARDS, Akuila (SFNYW) 6-0, 6-0

5. SLINGER, Jessica (MU) def. SOOY, Sara (SFNYW) 6-0, 6-0

6. TURNER, Sarah (MU) def. No player (SFNYW), by forfeit

Doubles competition

1. LIPPENS, Nicole/VERDIGLIONE, Brooke (MU) def. VAN SLUYTMAN, Ariann/PETRIZZO, Camille (SFNYW) 8-0

2. FERRARI, Dana/TURNER, Sarah (MU) def. EDWARDS, Akuila/EDWARDS, Natasha (SFNYW) 8-1

3. D'ARCY, Liz/SLINGER, Jessica (MU) def. No player/No player (SFNYW), by forfeit

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