Fort Wayne, Ind. - The rainy weather didn’t stop the Forester women’s tennis team from going head-to-head with Grace College Thursday afternoon at Pine Ridge Racquet and Fitness Club in Fort Wayne but unfortunately the outcome didn’t favor HU as the Lancers picked up the 7-2 win.
Grace, having one of their best years in recent history, snagged all three wins in doubles play before picking up four more wins in singles action to wrap-up the win. The Foresters’ two wins came at the No. 1 and No. 3 spots where Haley Neiderhiser and Kristen Lahman each dropped their opening set but battled back to capture the second set and tiebreaker to record the come-from-behind victories.
The Foresters (2-7, 1-6) face Saint Francis today at 3:00 p.m. at Wildwood Racquet Club in Fort Wayne for their final MCC regular season match.
#1 Haley Neiderhiser (HU) def. Jenessa Jergensen (GC) 5-7, 6-3, 10-6
#2 Andrea Redhair (GC) def. Alek Spasic (HU) 6-2, 7-5
#3 Kristen Lahman (HU) def. Kristin Cassidy (GC) 2-6, 7-5, 11-9
#4 Kelli Hamstra (GC) def. Lauren Sunderman (HU) 6-1, 6-0
#5 Nicole Beguin (GC) def. Megan Adams (HU) 6-0, 6-0
#6 Esther Smith (GC) def. Ciara Smith (HU) 6-0, 6-4
#1 Jergensen/Redhair (GC) def. Neiderhiser/Spasic (HU) 8-4
#2 Hamstra/Cassidy (GC) def. Lahman/Sunderman (HU) 8-2
#3 Beguin/Janelle Hess (GC) def. Jessica Abel/Katie Johnson (HU) 8-6