Coyote women�s tennis sweeps Northwestern for ninth win

Coyote womenâ�?�?s tennis sweeps Northwestern for ninth win The University of South Dakota women's tennis team improved to 9-8 on the season with a 9-0 win over Northwestern College in action Thursday night at the DakotaDome in Vermillion.  The Coyotes lost only one set on the day as they rolled to the home victory. USD's Shadi Soleymani (Fr., Vasteras, Sweden) rolled to a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles, and Rijalda Zejnic (Jr., Hamilton, Ontario) added a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 2 singles. Isabel Nunez (Fr., Oakville, Ontario) didn't lose a game on her way to a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles, while Janea Hagen (So., Omaha, NE) recorded a 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 4 singles. Ashley Waltman (Sr., Rapid City) won 6-0, 6-3 at No. 5 singles, with Kaitlyn Deragisch (Fr., Luverne, MN) battling for a 6-3, 2-6, 10-5 (third set supertiebreaker) win at No. 6 singles. Soleymani and Zejnic paired up for an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles, while Waltman and Nunez won, 8-3 at No. 2 doubles. Hagen and Deragisch teamed up for an 8-4 win at No. 3 doubles. "It was nice to play in the Dome," Coyote coach Malcolm Gilreath said. "We have a nice homecourt advantage. We played well and we're looking forward to playing some Division I opponents on Saturday." South Dakota 9, Northwestern College 0 Doubles No. 1 – Shadi Soleymani/Rijalda Zejnic (USD) def. Julie Mineart/Lisa Wiltjer, 8-1 No. 2 – Ashley Waltman/Isabel Nunez (USD) def. Rachel Hermann/Laura Starr, 8-3 No. 3 – Janea Hagen/Kaitlyn Deragisch (USD) def. Jessica Pomerenke/Kate Mannenbach, 8-4 Singles No. 1- Soleymani (USD) def. Mineart, 6-0, 6-1 No. 2- Zejnic (USD) def. Wiltjer, 6-1, 6-1 No. 3-Nunez (USD) def. Pomerenke, 6-0, 6-0 No. 4-Hagen (USD) def. Hermann, 6-4, 6-2 No. 5-Waltman (USD) def. Gieselman, 6-0, 6-3 No. 6-Deragisch (USD) def. Summers, 6-3, 2-6, 10-5 Super tiebreaker

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