MIAA Women's Tennis Spring Week #4 Wrap-Up

MIAA Women's Tennis Spring Week #4 Wrap-Up

February 25 - MIAA Player of the Week

Last Week's Results

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Date Home Score Away Score Status Links
Feb. 21 Ferris St. 6 Calvin 1 Final
Feb. 23 Holy Cross (Ind.) 2 Albion 7 Final
  Kalamazoo 4 John Carroll 5 Final
  Olivet 4 Ind.-South Bend 5 Final
  Franklin 4 Alma 5 Final
  Saint Mary's (Ind.) 9 Spring Arbor 0 Final
  Saint Mary's (Ind.) 4 Aquinas 5 Final
Feb. 24 St. Francis (IN) 1 Alma 8 Final

Next Week's Events

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Date Home Score Away Score Status Links
Feb. 25 Albion 1 Spring Arbor 8 Final
  Defiance 4 Alma 5 Final
Mar. 01 Wheaton (Ill.) 6 Calvin 3 Final
Mar. 02 Hope 3 Denison 6 Final
  Kalamazoo 7 Ohio Wesleyan 2 Final
  North Park 3 Olivet 6 Final
Mar. 03 Saint Mary's (Ind.) 6 Ohio Wesleyan 3 Final
  Kalamazoo 0 Denison 9 Final

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The Bulldogs will next compete in Florida when the team takes a spring break trip to Orlando in March 4-7.


Kathryn Valade, Saige Jost and Madeline Samra were winners in singles and doubles as Albion College won its opening women's tennis match of the spring semester, 7-2, over Holy Cross College.


The women's tennis team made light work of St. Francis on Sunday (Feb. 24), beating the Cougars 8-1. Sophomore Brooke Butterfield (Portland, Mich. / Portland) and freshman Abigail Davenport (Downers Grove, Ill. / Downers Grove South) each won their matches in three sets, while junior Caroline Ross (Sandusky, Mich. / Sandusky) swept Gabby Buday and freshman Emily McDonald (Wheeler, Mich. / Bullock Creek High School) dropped just one game to Franny Muhlenkamp.


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The Kalamazoo College women's tennis team lost its 2019 home opener 5-4 to John Carroll University Saturday. Sonal Bahl and Ella Knight won 8-3 at two doubles while Helen Pelak and Maddy Winarski won 8-7(3) at three doubles. Winarski won 6-0, 6-3 at two singles while Caroline Norton won in three sets at four singles, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Kalamazoo is back in action with a pair of matches at home next weekend. The Hornets take on Ohio Wesleyan Saturday afternoon followed by Denison Sunday afternoon.


The Olivet College women's tennis team lost a close 5-4 match to Indiana University-South Bend. Freshman Jordin Ellens and Haley Eversole picked-up Olivet's doubles point at the No. 3 slot. They needed a tiebreaker to win the pro-set 9-8 (9). At No. 1 singles, junior Miranda Pier won the super-tiebreaker, 10-7, for the third set victory. At No. 2 singles, senior Rae Claramunt posted a straight-set victory, 6-3, 6-2. Sophomore Keely Cruz needed to win tiebreakers win two sets, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3) at No. 4 singles.

Saint Mary's

The Belles won 9-0 against Spring Arbor before falling in a tight 5-4 match against Aquinas at Eastlake Athletic Club on Saturday. Elizabeth Preister and Alyssa Gulli each posted 4-0 records on the day. Meredith Heckert and Lilly Chamberlin were both 3-1 for the Belles.


The Thunder will return to action in the spring against King's (Pa.) March 4 in Orlando, Fla.