February 24, 2013

No. 3 Maroons upend Denison

The third-ranked Chicago Maroons picked up an 8-1 victory over the Denison Big Red on Saturday evening at the Five Seasons in Burr Ridge, Ill.

Denison trailed 2-1 at the completion of double action.  The Big Red picked up their lone victory at the third flight when rookies Emma Forman and Meg Chiumento shut out Stephanie Lee and Maggie Schumann.

In the other doubles matches, the Maroons' Helen Sdvizkhov and Megan Tang defeated Alex Marcell and Audrey Fitzpatrick at the No. 1 (8-5), while Linden Li and Kelsey McGillis doubled up Taylor Hawkins and Kelsey Geppner at the second flight.  In singles play, Chicago won all six flights in straight-sets.

DU falls to 0-2 on the year, while the Maroons even their record at 2-2.  Denison returns to the court on Tuesday against Division II Ashland University.  Tuesday's match at the Mitchell Fieldhouse is slated for 4:30 p.m.