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Buccaneers Give Amundson Win in First Career Match

August 30, 2012 at 8:21 pm

Beloit, WI -- The Beloit College Women's Tennis team made sure that first-year head coach didn't fall short in her first career match on Thursday at the Strong Complex Tennis Courts, topping Loras College 8-1 in the season-opener for both squads.

The Buccaneers won all three doubles matches to start the meet, building a 3-0 lead.  Maria Mears and Trina Capelli at #1 and Emma Beck and Libby Storrick at #2 both won 8-5 while Emma Koeppel and Dominique Bodoh won 8-4 at #3.

After Loras got their lone point at #1 Singles, Beloit ran off five straight wins to take the match.  Capelli won 6-1, 6-0 at #2; Beck took three sets before winning 6-0, 5-7, 10-2 at #3; Storrick won 6-0, 6-0 at #4;  Koeppel got the win at #5 when her opponent retired; and Alisha Ankin took a 7-6 (12-10), 6-4 win at #6.

The Bucs continue their four matches in the first three days stretch when they host UW-La Crosse at Strong on Friday afternoon.  The match begins at 4:00 pm.