Crusaders Fall at Marquette Sunday
Kristin Zakiewicz and the Crusaders fell to Marquette Sunday. (Ray Acevedo)
Crusaders Fall at Marquette Sunday
Sunday, February 17, 2013

The Valparaiso women's tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision at Marquette on Sunday in Milwaukee, Wis.

The Crusaders' first doubles team of Kristin Zakiewicz (Bristol, Ind./Northridge) and Michele Fredlake (South Bend, Ind./Saint Joseph's) and second doubles team of Megan Barthels (Grand Rapids, Mich./Catholic Central) and Kaitlyn Hamel (Lakewood, Colo./Green Mountain) both claimed two games in their respective matches as the Golden Eagles swept the doubles point. Marquette earned an 8-0 victory at third doubles.

Zakiewicz claimed one game in each set at first singles in a 6-1, 6-1 defeat, while both Hamel and Fredlake fell in 6-0, 6-2 decisions. Marquette claimed 6-0, 6-0 wins in each of the bottom three singles showdowns.

Valparaiso (1-6) returns to action next weekend with a pair of matches, kicking off with a Friday match at IUPUI in Indianapolis.