ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Bemidji State University tennis team was defeated by Southern New Hampshire University Monday, 9-0, at the Fort Gatlin Tennis Center in Orlando, Fla. as the Beavers continued their four-match spring trip.
The Penmen, which are ranked No. 45 nationally and hold down the East Region's No. 3 spot, justified their ranking, sweeping the Beavers in doubles and singles play.
After falling in all three doubles matches, he Beavers entered singles competition trailing 3-0.
Swept in straight sets in all but one singles match, Bemidji State's best shot of gaining a point in singles play came at the No. 5 singles position were junior Meg Hofdahl (Virginia, Minn.) took Sam Jean to a tie-breaker in the first set before falling 7-6 (7-1), 6-1.
The loss drops the Beavers to 1-7 overall, while SNHU improve to 7-2 on the season.
The Beavers are back in action today as they battle St. Mary's University (Minn.) in a nonconference match.
Southern New Hampshire 9, Bemidji State 0
March 5, 2012 at Orlando, Fla.
1. Mukdaprakorn, Alena/Albuquerque, Amanda (SNH) def. Greenwaldt, Britney/Christiansen, Kelli (BSU) 8-0
2. Vamvakitis, Diana/Haan, Jamie (SNH) def. Milless, Miranda/Westin, Caley (BSU) 8-2
3. Jean, Sam/Jean, Kirsten (SNH) def. Hafdahl, Meg/Rueter, Briana (BSU) 8-2
1. Mukdaprakorn, Alena (SNH) def. Greenwaldt, Britney (BSU) 6-0, 6-0
2. Albuquerque, Amanda (SNH) def. Christiansen, Kelli (BSU) 6-1, 6-1
3. Vamvakitis, Diana (SNH) def. Westin, Caley (BSU) 6-2, 6-0
4. Haan, Jamie (SNH) def. Milless, Miranda (BSU) 6-2, 6-1
5. Jean, Sam (SNH) def. Hafdahl, Meg (BSU) 7-6, 7-1, 6-1
6. Jean, Kirsten (SNH) def. Rueter, Briana (BSU) 6-0, 6-0