HU claims first MCC win at Maple Leafs' expense

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2011-09-06
Goshen, Ind. - The Forester women’s tennis team (2-1, 1-1) took it to the Maple Leafs of Goshen College Tuesday afternoon, stealing the 6-3 road win to claim their first MCC win of the year.

HU came out strong, grabbing wins at all three doubles matches before snagging three more victories at the No. 1, 2 and 3 spots of singles play to keep the Maple Leafs winless on the year.

Huntington takes a break from conference play on Thursday, hosting the University of Northwestern Ohio at 3:00 p.m.

Singles Recap:
#1 Haley Neiderhiser (HU) def. Anika Baumgartner (GC) 6-3, 6-2
#2 Alek Spasic (HU) def. Summer Hasan (GC) 6-2, 6-2
#3 Kristen Lahman (HU) def. Yordnos Zewdie (GC) 6-1, 6-1
#4 Lauren Stoltzfus (GC) def. Lauren Sunderman (HU) 6-1, 6-3
#5 Maddie Ruth (GC) def. Megan Adams (HU) 6-2, 6-3
#6 Corine Alvarez (GC) def. Ciara Smith (HU) 6-2, 6-3

Doubles Recap:
#1 Neiderhiser/Spasic (HU) def. Baumgartner/Hasan (HC) 8-3
#2 Lahman/ Sunderman (HU) def. Stoltzfus/ Lindsay Goodman (GC) 8-1
#3 Jessica Abel/ Katie Johnson (HU) def. Alvarez/ Kelly Weaver (GC) 8-1 
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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