Huntington tennis swept by Panthers

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2012-03-31
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The HU women’s tennis team faced a tough opponent in Davenport University on Saturday afternoon and dropped a 9-0 decision to the Panthers.

The 25th-ranked Panthers left no doubt why they’re nationally ranked as they cruised through doubles and then gave up only five games in singles action to log their seventh shutout of the season.

HU drops to 2-14 on the year. They are back in action on April 21 to host Hillsdale College at 12:30 p.m.

Single Recap
#1 Diana Favela (DU) def. Lauren Sunderman (HU) 6-0, 6-0
#2 Denisse Favela (DU) def. Jessica Abel (HU) 6-0, 6-0
#3 Stephanie Fortney (DU) def. Katie Johnson (HU) 6-0, 6-0
#4 Kristi Kuzdal (DU) def. Stacie Cressman (HU) 6-0, 6-0
#5 Angelica Woods (DU) def. Megan Adams (HU) 6-0, 6-0
#6 Katie VanDerLaan (DU) def. Ciara Smith (HU) 6-2, 6-3

Doubles Recap
#1 Di. Favela/De. Favela (DU) def. Abel/Johnson (HU) 8-2
#2 Fortney/Kuzdal (DU) def. Adams/Sunderman (HU) 8-1
#3 Woods/Kelley Todd (DU) def. Smith/Cressman (HU) 8-2 
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 187 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. 
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