Brandywine’s Jessy Cooper returns a shot against Coloma at Plym Park Wednesday. The Bobcats swept the Comets and Eau Claire. (Daily Star Photo/SCOTT NOVAK)

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Brandywine sweeps Comets, Beavers

Published 11:05pm Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Brandywine tennis team took advantage of the best weather day in April to play a pair of matches at Plym Park Wednesday.

The Bobcats easily defeated Coloma in its Lakeland Conference match 7-1. Brandywine then blanked Eau Claire 8-0 in a non-league match that featured a pro set.

The second match also gave the Bobcats a chance to jumble up the line-up and allow some of its doubles players to get in some singles action.

Both Rachel Gipson and Carlie Newman moved up from doubles to singles and game away winners. Gipson defeated Caitlin Fitz 8-0 and Newman defeated Katie Stack 8-1.

Coloma…1

Brandywine…7

Singles

1. Jessica Blank (BW) d. Kalin Flynn 6-0, 6-2; 2. Ashley DeJonge (BW) d. Rachel Kelley 6-4, 6-3; 3. Ember Brant (C) d. Jessica Hauch 6-4, 6-2; 4. Victoria Knight (BW) d. Madison Cullitan 6-1, 6-0

Doubles

1. Jessy Cooper-Rachel Gipson (BW) d. Yaneli Perez-Jazmin Gjarado 6-1, 6-1; 2. Alissa Gamble-Caitlyn Cummins (BW) d. Gabby Leonard-Iris Suasto 6-0, 6-2; 3. Mackenzie Shelton-Carlie Newman (BW) d. Kendyl Duffield-Devon Watkins 6-1, 6-0; 4. Cassidy Purucker-Patience Newman (BW) d. Izzy Kniebes-Essi Niskanen 6-0, 6-2

Eau Claire…0

Brandywine…8

Singles

1. Jessica Blank (BW) d. Morgan Disterheft 8-1; Rachel Gipson (BW) d. Caitlin Fitz 8-0; Victoria Knight (BW) d. Erica Norten 8-0; Carlie Newman (BW) d. Katie Stack 8-1

Doubles

1. Jessy Cooper-Alissa Gamble (BW) d. Katie Herr-Casey Clark 8-0; 2. Mackenzie Shelton-Allie Srmek (BW) d. Michelle Doan-Noemi Rema 8-0; 3. Caitlyn Cummins-Cassidy Purucker (BW) win by forfeit; Patience Newman-Katie Rose (BW) win by forfeit

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