Whitman drops one set in 9-0 victory over Pacific

Whitman College's Courtney Lawless collects a ball form the Pacific University side of the net to take serve during her number one doubles match with teammate Alyssa Roberg against the Boxers Saturday morning, April 6, 2013 in Walla Walla, WA.

Whitman College's Courtney Lawless collects a ball form the Pacific University side of the net to take serve during her number one doubles match with teammate Alyssa Roberg against the Boxers Saturday morning, April 6, 2013 in Walla Walla, WA. Photo by Matthew Zimmerman Banderas.

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WALLA WALLA — Whitman College remained undefeated in Northwest College women’s tennis action here Saturday after defeating Pacific University, 9-0, while losing just one set on the afternoon.

Courtney Lawless, Morgan Lawless, Kate Rubinstein, Kate Kunkel-Patterson, and Madison Webster each won in straight sets for the Missionaries in singles action. Jenna Dorbin dropped her first set, but roared back to defeat Pacific’s Lillian Do 4-6, 6-2, and 10-5.

The Whitman double tandems gave up a total of seven points in sweeping the three doubles matches. Alyssa Roberg and Courtney Lawless, Webster and Morgan Lawless, and Rubinstein and Katrina Allick all emerged victorious.

WHITMAN 9, PACIFIC 0

SINGLES — Courtney Lawless, Whit, def Synclaire Waldron, PAC, 6-0, 7-5; Morgan Lawless, Whit, def Francesca Battaglia, PAC, 6-0, 6-1; Jenna Dobrin, Whit, def Lillian Do, PAC, 4-6, 6-2, 10-5; Kate Rubinstein, Whit, def Becky Sheller, PAC, 6-0, 6-1; Kate Kunkel-Patterson, Whit, def Amber Craviotto, PAC, 6-1, 6-3; Madison Webster, Whit, def Carlee Rhodaback, PAC, 6-0, 6-1.

DOUBLES — Courtney Lawless/Alyssa Roberg, Whit, def Synclaire Waldron/Rachel Mizuno, PAC, 8-2; Morgan Lawless/Madison Webster, Whit, def Lillian Do/Becky Sheller, PAC, 8-4; Katrina Allick/Kate Rubinstein, Whit, def Amber Craviotto/Kelsey Lack, PAC, 8-1.

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