Zias swept by Abilene Christian

Freedom Newspapers

Abilene Christian lost no more than three games in any set on Wednesday and handed Eastern New Mexico University a 9-0 loss in a season-opening women’s tennis dual at Zia Tennis Complex.

The Zias’ closest matches came 6-3, 6-2 losses by Tracy Hughes to Sarah Vucic at No. 4 singles and by Cassidy Bancks to Holly Lindloff at No. 5 singles. In an extra doubles match, junior Kristen VanWettering and freshman Tracy Hughes were beaten 9-7 by the Wildcats’ Heidi Lindloff and Allison Tedrick.

ENMU’s next action will also be at home. The Zias face Western New Mexico in a 1 p.m. dual on Feb. 17, and host Tarleton at 9 a.m. and East Central at 1 p.m. the following day.

Wednesday at Portales
Abilene Christian 9, ENMU 0
Singles

No. 1 — Irene Squillaci (ACU) def. Elyse Jacques 6-1, 6-0; No. 2 — Meagan Brown (ACU) def. Erica Kelly 6-1, 6-1; No. 3 — Sarah Drummond (ACU) def. Tracy Hughes 6-3, 6-2; No. 4 — Sandra Vucic (ACU) def. Eve Andrews 6-3, 6-2; No. 5 — Holly Lindloff (ACU) def. Cassidy Bancks 6-1, 6-2; No. 6 — Sarah Baker (ACU) def. Ashley Toye 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles
No. 1 — Lindloff-Lana Pavlin (ACU) def. Jacques-Kelly 8-2; No. 2 — Brown-Drummond (ACU) def. Toye-Andrews 8-1; No. 3 — Squillaci-Vucic (ACU) def. Banks-Tracy Williams 8-1.

Extra doubles — Heidi Lindloff-Allison Tetrick (ACU) def. Kristen VanWettering-Hughes 9-7.