Women's tennis: Dragons earn big win over Minnesota Crookston

MSU Moorhead earned the doubles team point and outlasted the Eagles in five of six singles matches on Saturday in Grand Forks

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GRAND FORKS — The Minnesota State Moorhead women's tennis team secured the team doubles point and won five of six singles matches en route to a 6-1 victory over Minnesota Crookston on Saturday afternoon.

With the win, MSUM improved to 6-9 and snapped a six-match losing streak.

The Dragons earned the doubles point thanks to a pair of wins at Nos. 1 and 2. Shaelyn Johnson and Tia Dykema came away with 6-0 win at one doubles and Marissa Burian and Claire Nemmers won 6-3 win over Crookston's Tasha Achermann and Michelle Swyter.

In singles, Dykema and Tiannah Gu collected convincing straight set victories as Gu picked up her ninth singles win of the year. Madison Bell also won in straight sets, winning 6-0, 7-6 over the Eagles' Ashley Chomyn.

Burian won her sixth singles match of the year in straight sets over Michelle Swyter. Claire Nemmers needed three sets to grab her singles win over Crookston's Sarah Velasquez 4-6, 6-4, 10-5.

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