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Crusader Women Fall in Opening Round of Horizon League Championships
Kim Sajevic led at first singles when her match was stopped.
Kim Sajevic led at first singles when her match was stopped.

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Box Score

            Valparaiso opened play at the 2008 Horizon League Women’s Tennis Championships on Friday afternoon in Indianapolis, Ind. and dropped a 4-0 decision to Cleveland State.

            The Vikings, the fourth seed, opened with a win in doubles, taking the first two matches.  Jackie Tabb and Jenn Myers defeated Christine Antrobus (Fort Wayne, Ind./Homestead H.S.) and Jackie O’Reilly (DePere, Wis./DePere H.S.) 8-2 at third doubles while Morgan Ungerott and Charlotte Gibbons downed Kim Sajevic (Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury H.S.) and Julie Wingstrom (Dallas Lake, Ind./Westview H.S.) 8-2 at number one doubles.  Cleveland State’s Sanda Bjelan and Denisa Muntean led Laura Lawson (Thorntown, Ind./Western Boone H.S.) and Molly Keifer (Richmond, Ind./Richmond H.S.) 7-4 when the match was stopped because the point was determined.

            Sajevic led her singles match at the top of the lineup 6-4, 0-1, but was unable to finish against Melissa Holzinger because the match was determined.  Cleveland State (17-7) posted wins at third, fourth, and fifth singles to capture the victory.  Myers topped Wingstrom 6-2, 6-1 while Bjel defeated Antrobus 6-0, 6-0.  Gibbons downed Lawson by the same score.  Tabb had a 6-2, 3-3 lead on Keifer at second singles and Muntean led O’Reilly 6-2, 2-1 when the match ended.

            Valparaiso (2-16), the ninth seed, will meet fifth-seeded Youngstown State (7-16) on Saturday in the consolation draw in Indianapolis.  The Penguins were upset 4-3 by number eight seeded Green Bay on Friday.  First serve is set for 9 a.m. CDT.  The winner of the Valpo-Youngstown State match will meet seventh-seeded Wright State in the seventh place match at 3 p.m. CDT, also on Saturday.

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M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
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Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
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Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
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Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
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Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
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Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler