DES MOINES, Iowa – The Bradley Women’s Tennis team collected six wins against opponents from SIU Edwardsville and Creighton during the first day of the Drake Jamboree round robin event Friday at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.
Freshmen Ariel Dechter and Ashley Thai joined junior Cassia Wojtalik among Friday’s singles winners for the Braves in a split of six singles matches against former Missouri Valley Conference rival Creighton. Dechter cruised to a 6-2, 6-3 win against Analese Snyder and Wojtalik also won in straight sets against Amanda Noonan, 6-3, 6-4. Thai needed three sets but earned a 7-6, 2-6, 10-6 win against Katherine Nelson.
Bradley went 2-0 in doubles matches against the Bluejays, but 1-3 in four doubles matches against SIUE. The duo of Adele Henke and Thai earned an 8-6 win against Creighton’s Simone Hussussian/Karlin Naslund, but dropped an 8-4 decision to SIUE’s Lexi Aranda/Sierra Halverson. Wojtalik teamed with Monique Graf for an 8-6 win against Creighton’s Snyder and Liz Vermillion, while Dechter teamed with Meredith McDonagh for an 8-6 win against SIUE’s Kalie Donner and McKenzie Thomas.
The Drake Jamboree, which also includes Drake and Iowa, will continue Saturday.
Bradley Results at the Drake Jamboree| Friday, Oct. 25
Mia Frogner (SIUE) def. Meredith McDonagh (Bradley) 6-0, 6-1
Sierra Halverson (SIUE) def. Monique Graf (Bradley) 6-0, 6-1
Jennie Hartjes (Creighton) def. Adele Henke (Bradley) 6-3, 6-7, 10-3
Ariel Dechter (Bradley) def. Analese Snyder (Creighton) 6-2, 6-3
Ashley Thai (Bradley) def. Katherine Nelson (Creighton) 7-6, 2-6, 10-6
Liz Vermillion (Creighton) def. Sarah Rodefeld (Bradley) 7-6, 2-6, 10-5
Sam Anderson (Creighton) def. Carly Miles (Bradley) 6-3, 6-1
Cassia Wojtalik (Bradley) def. Amanda Noonan (Creighton) 6-3, 6-4
Kali Donner (SIUE) def. Monique Graf (Bradley) 6-0, 6-1
Kali Donner/McKenzie Thomas (SIUE) def. Monique Graf/Cassia Wojtalik (Bradley) 8-1
Adele Henke/Ashley Thai (Bradley) def. Simone Hussussian/Karlin Naslund (Creighton) 8-6
Lexi Aranda/Sierra Halverson (SIUE) def. Adele Henke/Ashley Thai (Bradley) 8-4
Mia Frogner/Monique Krutak (SIUE) def. Carly Miles/Sarah Rodefeld (Bradley) 8-4
Ariel Dechter/Meredith McDonagh (Bradley) def. Kali Donner/McKenzie Thomas (SIUE) 8-6
Monique Graf/Cassia Wojtalik (Bradley) def. Analese Snyder/Liz Vermillion (Creighton) 8-6
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