HU drops back-to-back league matches

MARION, Ind. - The Forester women’s tennis team dropped back-to-back league matches earlier this week against the University of Saint Francis and Indiana Wesleyan University respectively. With these losses, HU falls to 3-3 overall, 1-3 in league play.

Against the Cougars on Monday, HU’s only two wins came in singles play at the No. 2 spot where Cassie Kasicki defeated Kaycee Bills, 6-0, 6-2, and at the No. 4 spot where Katie Johnson handed Jessica Vietmeier a three-set loss, 6-3, 7-5, 11-9.

On Tuesday, the Foresters suffered a 9-0 loss at the hands of conference leader Indiana Wesleyan University.

As the Wildcats have done all season, they dominated play from start to finish, giving up only two sets in double action before winning in straight sets in singles play.

The Foresters (4-2, 2-2) have a break until next Tuesday when they travel to Spring Arbor University for a 4:00 p.m. match.

Saint Francis Singles Recap
1. Chelsea Selking (USF) def. Alek Spasic (HU) 6-1, 4-6, 6-0
2. Cassie Kasicki (HU) def. Kaycee Bills (USF) 6-0, 6-2
3. Abbe Cox (USF) def. Jessica Abel (HU) 6-3, 6-2
4. Katie Johnson (HU) def. Jessica Vietmeier (USF) 6-3, 5-7, 11-9
5. Elizabeth Faber (USF) def. Ciara Smith (HU) 6-0, 6-1
6. Abby Oberley (USF) def. Amber Bos (HU) 6-2, 7-5

Saint Francs Doubles Recap
1. Selking/Faber (USF) def. Spasic/Kasicki (HU) 8-3
2. Kinzie Garder/Cox (USF) def. Abel/Johnson (HU) 8-3
3. Oberley/Goulet (USF) def. Smith/Madison Johnson (HU) 9-7

Indiana Wesleyan Singles Recap
1. Rachael Heiniger (IWU) def. Alex Spasic (HU) 6-1, 6-3
2. Katie Wilson (IWU) def. Katie Johnson (HU) 6-0, 6-0
3. Andrea Meyering (IWU) def. Jessica Abel (HU) 6-0, 6-0
4. Kristen Futrell (IWU) def. Ciara Smith (HU) 6-1, 6-0
5. Sarah Richert (IWU) def. Amber Box (HU) 6-2, 6-0
6. Diane Jones (IWU) def. Macy Phillips (HU) 6-2, 6-2

Indiana Wesleyan Doubles Recap
1. Meyering/L. Wilson (IWU) def. Spasic/Macy Phillips (HU) 8-0
2. K. Wilson/Mella (IWU) def. Abel/K. Johnson (HU) 8-1
3. Heiniger/Futrell (IWU) def. Smith/M. Johnson (HU) 8-1 
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 46 NAIA All-America honors and 202 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. 


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director