Taylor takes it to HU 7-2

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2013-09-03
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - The Trojans of Taylor University claimed a 7-2 conference road win over the Forester women’s tennis team Tuesday afternoon. With this loss, Huntington drops to 1-2 overall, 1-1 in league play.

Ciara Smith and Stacie Cressman teamed up to snag HU’s only victory in doubles by beating Kelsey Chow and Tara Gnagy at the No. 3 spot.

Huntington only other win of the day came at No. 1 singles where Cassie Kasicki took care of Kim Henke 6-3, 6-3.

HU will take on two conference rivals later this week with a road trip to Bethel on Friday and then will return to Klopfenstein Courts to face Goshen on Saturday .

SINGLES RECAP
#1 Cassie Kasicki (HU) def. Kim Henke (TU) 6-3, 6-3
#2 Katherine Marquez (TU) def. Celine Rongos (HU) 7-5, 6-0
#3 Cassie Fleming (TU) def. Katie Johnson (HU) 6-0, 6-1
#4 Sarah Smith (TU) def. Jessica Abel (HU) 6-1, 6-3
#5 Kelsey Chow (TU) def. Ciara Smith (HU) 6-0, 6-0
#6 Tara Gnagy (TU) def. Stacie Cressman (HU) 6-2, default

DOUBLES RECAP
#1 Henke/Marquez (TU) def. Kasicki/Johnson (HU) 8-4
#2 Rachel Kammer /Fleming (TU) def. Rongos/Abel (HU) 8-2
#3 Smith/Cressman (HU) def. Chow/Gnagy (TU) 9-7
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 39 NAIA All-America honors and 213 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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