Big Red blanks Fighting Scots

Emma Forman picked up her 5th doubles win at Wooster on Tuesday.
Emma Forman picked up her 5th doubles win at Wooster on Tuesday.

In the final contest before their spring break trip to Hilton Head, the Big Red shut out The College of Wooster, 9-0, on Tuesday night in Wooster, Ohio.

Junior Kelsey Geppner and freshman Taylor Hawkins picked up their third-straight victory, and first at the top doubles flight, following an 8-2 decision over Catherine Christian and Melanie Chin.  At second doubles, Emma Forman and Heather Abzug posted a dominating 8-1 victory over Lauren Gilliss and Rose Chiumento.  DU completed the doubles sweep when Meg Chiumento and Eleni Coleman edged out Rachel Appleton and Rachel Dietz, 8-5.

In singles play, Denison won all six flights via straight-set decisions.  Geppner topped Christian (6-1, 6-1) to secure her second win at No. 1 singles, while Hawkins improved to 6-2 with a 6-1, 6-0 victory at the second flight.

Abzug snapped a five-match skid with a 6-2, 6-1 victory at the third flight, while Katy Barenholtz and Sarah Torrence won at fourth and fifth singles, repsectively, via matching 6-1, 6-0 scores.  Freshman Frances Hinkamp completed the shutout win with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Gillis at No. 6 singles.

Denison improves to 3-2, while Wooster falls to 2-5.  The Big Red returns to the court on Sunday when they take on George Mason in Hilton Head, S.C.  Match time is slated for 12 p.m.