MENOMONIE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women's tennis team picked up its first win of the season, defeating conference rival UW-Stout 9-0 on the South Tennis Courts today.
Two Blugolds, Taylor Heltne (Sr.-Inver Grove Heights, Minn./Simley) and Mary Frassetto (Jr.-Oshkosh, Wis./West), won their singles matches with scores of 6-0, 6-0. Heltne played at No. 1 while Frassetto competed at No. 4.
In doubles competition, Nelson and Kuepers won 8-0 at No. 3 while Heltne and Gillman won 8-1 at No. 1 and Frassetto and Johnson secured a 8-3 triumph at No. 2.
The Blugolds are now 1-1 overall and 1-1 in WIAC play.
Eau Claire will open competition at home on Sept. 15 with competitions against Wartburg College (Iowa) and St. Norbert College. Action gets started at 9 a.m.