Closing it out

Brittany Starlings © 2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Brittany Starlings © 2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Ursinus closes out CC slate with 9-0 win over McDaniel

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – Juliz Kurtz won on the top line of both doubles and singles to lead Ursinus to a 9-0 victory over McDaniel in Cetennial Conference (CC) women's tennis action on Saturday.

Brittany Starlings (Mt. Airy, Md./Linganore) led the way for the Green Terror (2-15, 0-10 CC), taking seven games off Kurtz.

Kurtz and Jessica Tyreell teamed for an 8-3 win over Starlings and Carissa Grove (Boonsboro, Md./St. Maria Goretti) in doubles play before Kurtz bettered Starlings 6-0, 6-4 in singles play.

Dana McDonough won a pair of matches for the Bears (7-10, 3-7 CC), partnering with Jackie Heikel for an 8-2 victory at No. 2 doubles before winning 8-1 at No. 5 singles.

The Green Terror concludes the season at home against Stevenson on Monday. Match time is 3:30 p.m.

Ursinus 9, McDaniel 0

1. Julia Kurtz/Jessica Tyrrell (U) def. Brittany Starlings/Carissa Grove 8-3;
2. Dana McDonough/Jackie Heikel (U) def. Sara Yost/Devan Hamric 8-2;
3. Heather McMasters/Jimena Talavera (U) won by default.

1. Kurtz (U) def. Starlings 6-0, 6-4;
2. Mara Berzins (U) def. Grove 6-2, 6-1;
3. Talavera (U) def. Hamric 6-2, 6-1;
4. Caroline Lippe (U) def. Yost 8-1;
5. McDonough (U) def. Elise O'Meara 8-1;
6. Heikel (U) won by default.