CHICAGO, Ill. -- The Purdue University Calumet women's tennis team swept Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference foe Robert Morris University 7-0 on Wednesday afternoon.
The match was shortened due to unavailable court time at Chicago’s East Bank Club.
Ashley Pabey (East Chicago, Ind./East Chicago) picked up the victory at No. 2 singles against RMU's Page Seldal, 8-1, while teammate Emily Pearson (Hammond, Ind./Morton) also won at No. 4 singles against RMU's Brianna Jones, 8-3.
Pabey and Haas were able to pick up the victory in No. 1 doubles, 8-6, defeating RMU's Gvansta Robakidze and Page Seldal.
Kasey Kulesa (Munster, Ind./Munster) and Sarah Dingman (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central) got the win at No. 2 doubles, 8-6, defeating the Eagles' Nicole Witczak and Brianna Jones.
No. 1 singles’ Lori Haas (Bismarck, Ill./Bismarck-Henning) and No. 3 singles' Cynthia Basu-Chavez (Merrillville, Ind./Merrillville) were unable to finish their matches due to unavailability of the courts.
The Peregrines return home Saturday with a single match, taking on CCAC foe St. Francis (Ill.) at 10 a.m., followed by a double match with Calumet St. Joseph at 10 a.m. and St. Ambrose at 2 p.m. at Dowling Park’s Community Hospital Tennis Complex.
SINGLES: -- 1. Lori Haas vs. Gvantsa Robakidze (unfinished); 2. Ashley Pabey def. Page Seldal, 8-1; 3. Cynthia Basu-Chavez vs. Nicole Witczak (unfinished); 4. Emily Pearson def. Brianna Jones, 8-3; 5. Kasey Kulesa won by default; 6. Selina Baez won by default.
DOUBLES: -- 1. Haas/Pabey def. Robakidze/Seldal, 8-6; 2. Dingman/Kulesa def. Witczak/Jones, 8-6; 3. Pearson/Basu-Chavez won by default.