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Women's Tennis Finishes Second at AMCC Tourney
10/20/2001

FROSTBURG, MD —Penn State Altoona captured three singles titles and added four runner-up finishes to edge Frostburg State for the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Women's Tennis Championship Saturday at FSU's Cordts Tennis Complex.

The Cougars won the title with 17 team points, while the Bobcats, who won three titles and had three runner-up finishes, recorded 15 points. Penn State Behrend (5 points), Pitt-Greensburg (2) and La Roche (0) rounded out the scoring.

Bobcat freshman Kirsten Getz (Frostburg, Md./Beall) concluded her outstanding rookie season by defeating Altoona freshman Meghan McBroom, 6-3, 6-3, to win the No. 2 singles championship. Getz finished the year with a 13-0 record in singles play.

Seniors Christina Miserandino (Westminster, Md./Westminster) and Becky Allnutt (Frederick, Md./Catoctin) captured the No. 1 doubles title with an 8-3 win over Altoona's Teresa Barton and Sara Obermeier, while Getz teamed with fellow freshman Kim Reidler (Frostburg, Md./Beall) to claim the No. 2 doubles crown by defeating Altoona's Erica Walters and Shannon Obermeier.

Allnutt, Reidler and senior Kathy Arnold (Grantsville, Md./Northern Garrett) each turned in runner-up finishes at the Nos. 3-5 spots, respectively.

Allnutt fell to Altoona's Teresa Barton, 6-0, 6-0, while Reidler dropped a 6-1, 6-1 decision to Cougar freshman Sara Obermeier. Altoona rookie Jennifer Worden downed Arnold, 6-1, 6-1.

All flight winners took home first-team All-AMCC honors, while runners-up earned second-team accolades.

The Bobcats close out their season when they visit Division II Shepherd (W.Va.) College on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-4371
Fax: 301-687-4780
E-mail: sportsinfo@frostburg.edu