Women's tennis wins Hilton Head opener

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: March 24, 2013
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Holly Bogo (Dustin Satloff Photography)

HILTON HEAD, S.C. --- Colby College first-year Holly Bogo (East Grand Rapids, Mich.) won a big match at the sixth singles spot and the Mules' first doubles team of Sarah Wiener (Mequon, Wis.) and Tess Perese (Minneapolis, Minn.) took a hard-fought match in a 5-4 women's tennis victory over previously unbeaten University of St. Thomas (Minn.) on Sunday.

Bogo fell 6-1 in the first set at sixth singles, but pulled out a 7-6 (7-2) win to tie the match after two sets. Bogo then fought for a 10-8 win in the super tiebreaker to decide the match.
Wiener and Perese had the same type of pressure in winning 9-8 (7-4) at first doubles. Perese also won 6-3, 7-5 at the first singles spot, while Wiener took a 6-1, 6-3 win at the second position.

Sally Holmes (Prairie Village, Kansas) earned a 6-3, 6-3 win at the fifth singles position.

The Colby women (4-1 overall) will play St. Benedict on Monday at 11:30 a.m. St. Thomas fell to 7-1 overall.

Colby 5, St. Thomas 4
1: Sarah Wiener/Tess Perese, C, d. Shelby Henderson/Mary Allen, 9-8 (7-4)
2: Bridget Noack/Kara Lefsrud, S, d. Sally Holmes,/Victoria Abel, 8-3
3: Brittany Alexander/Claire Elkin, S, d. Holly Bogo/Mckenzie Love, 8-0
1: Perese, C, d. Henderson, 6-3, 7-5
2: Wiener, C, d. Allen, 6-1, 6-3
3: Noack, S, d. Abel, 6-4, 7-6 (4)
4: Lefsrud, S, d. Love, 6-1, 6-4
5: Holmes, C, d. Rachel Wright, 6-3, 6-3
6: Bogo, C, d. Alexander, 1-6, 7-6 (2), (10-8)

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