This Week in Blue Hens Athletics History

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University of Delaware Athletics takes a weekly look back at some of the more memorable dates in Blue Hen history.

Compiled by Zach Lopes, UD Student Intern

WOMEN'S TENNIS: Blue Hens Complete Most Successful Season in School History

October 30, 1982

NEWARK, Del.  --  The University of Delaware women’s tennis team completed its most successful season ever by sweeping past LaSalle, 9-0, in East Coast Conference play. The win was the 13th in a row for Delaware and completed the Hens' season at 13-1.

The Hens set school records for wins in a season (13) and consecutive wins (13) and finished undefeated in East Coast Conference play at 5-0. 

Concord High graduate Margie Doukakis finished with the best singles mark on the squad, going 13-1. Other top individual records for the Blue Hens belonged to Laura Toole, who finished 8-1, Mylene Houghton, who went 12-2, and Carol Renfrew, who posted a mark of 10-4. 

Toole and Doukakis finished at 9-0 in doubles play and captain Meg Palladino and Nancy Hindman were 10-1 at third doubles.