Cougars hand Huntington 6-3 loss

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2013-09-17
HUNTINGTON, Ind. - It was a battle for fourth place in the conference standings with the Cougars of Spring Arbor University (4-3, 4-3) gaining the advantage as they slipped past the HU women’s tennis team 6-3 at Klopfenstien Courts on Tuesday.

With this loss the Foresters drop to 3-4 overall, 3-3 in league play.

Cassie Kasicki picked up her fifth conference win at No. 1 singles with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Hope Roelofs while Celine Rongos tangled with Quincy Banini for the most thrilling match of the day. After losing the first set, Rongos bounced back to claim a 7-6 win before coming up just short in the tiebreaker 10-8.

Huntington travels to Marian on a Friday for a 3:00 p.m. contest.

Singles Recap
1. Cassie Kasicki (HU) def. Hope Roelofs (SAU) 6-1, 6-0
2. Quincy Banini (SAU) def. Celine Rongos (HU) 6-4, 6-7, 10-8
3. Morgan Bemisderfer (HU) def. Jenna Bart (SAU) 6-3, 6-0
4. Katie Storrer (SAU) def. Katie Johnson (HU) 6-2, 6-2
5. Mary-Kate McShane (SAU) def. Jessica Abel (HU) 6-1, 6-2
6. Erin Hossack (SAU) def. Ciara Smith (HU) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles Recap
1. Roelofs /Banini (SAU) def. Kasicki/Bemisderfer (HU) 8-5
2. Rongos/Johnson (HU) def. Bar/Storrer (SAU) 8-3
3. McShane/Paige Fallu (SAU) def. Abel/Stacie Cressman (HU) 8-2
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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