WINONA LAKE, Ind. – The Forester women’s tennis team opened up the season with a 5-4 win over Grace College at Miller Field Thursday afternoon.
After blanking the Lancers at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles, Coach Ferguson’s crew split wins in singles action to log their first league victory of the season.
Huntington won at spots 2-4 and gave up only two sets in singles play which ended up being the only sets they would give up in their five wins.
HU (1-0, 1-0) finishes out the week with two more matches, facing off against University of Northwestern Ohio on Friday and Saint Francis on Saturday.
1. Natalia Kurkova (GrC) def. Cassie Kasicki (HU) 2-6, 6-4, 10-7
2. Morgan Bemisderfer (HU) def. Jayna Huber (GrC) 6-0, 6-0
3. Celine Rongos (HU) def. Sarah Hinkel (GrC) 6-1, 6-1
4. Constanze Golz (HU) def. Mariah Zumbrun (GrC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Gabrielle Lawrence (GrC) def. Kerrie Ecker (HU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Katie Etter (GrC) def. Amanda Brothers (HU) 6-1, 6-1
1. Kurkova/Huber (GrC) def. Kasicki/Bemisderfer (HU) 8-2
2. Rongos/Golz (HU) def. Lawrence/Zumbrun (GrC) 8-0
3. Ecker/Erin Van Kampen (HU) def. Hinkel/Etter (GrC) 8-0