RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women's tennis team defeated UW-River Falls 8-1 today.
The only match the Blugolds dropped was at No. 3 doubles. In the other two doubles matches, the Blugolds claimed 8-3 victories.
In singles competition, the Blugolds combined to lose just 10 games as all six Blugolds won in straight sets.
Colleen McCullough (Fr.-Maple Grove, Minn./Osseo) had the largest margin of victory as she won 6-0, 6-0 in the No. 6 spot.
In the No. 1 singles spot, Taylor Heltne (Sr.-Inver Grove Heights, Minn./Simley) picked up a 6-1, 6-1 win while Maddie Johnson (So.-Lakeville, Minn./South) won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 4 and Katie Gillman (Jr.-Red Wing, Minn.) recorded a 6-2, 6-2 victory at No. 2.
Eau Claire is now 4-1 overall and 2-1 in the WIAC. River Falls drops to 3-6 on the season and 1-2 in conference action.
Saturday the Blugolds will be in St. Joseph, Minn. for two more contests. They will face Saint Benedict (Minn.) at 9 a.m. and will take on Macalester (Minn.) at 1 p.m.