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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release

March 13, 2009

Northwest Starts MIAA Play with 8-1 Win Against Missouri Southern

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MARYVILLE, Mo. - Jordan Lipira lost only one game between doubles and singles as No. 39 Northwest Missouri State (2-0, 1-0 MIAA) took an 8-1 match from Missouri Southern (2-2, 0-1 MIAA) in the MIAA-opener for both teams.

Lipira swept Lauren Skimbo 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles and teamed with Erika Leston at No. 2 doubles for an 8-1 win against Skimbo and Becca Sterling. Veronica Castilla also held her opponent scoreless at No. 4 singles while Leston and Brittney Browning surrendered only one game in their straight-set singles wins.

The Bearcats have outscored opponents 72-23 in singles play this season to remain undefeated in singles action this season.

Up Next: Northwest stays at home to take on Southwest Baptist at 11 a.m. The purple Bearcats lost their MIAA-opener to Nebraska-Omaha 6-3 earlier today.

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics
sid@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

Northwest Athletics
Lamkin Activity Center | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468