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HU breezes past Alma 6-3

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ALMA, Mich. – The Huntington women’s tennis team made quick work of Alma College, 6-3, Saturday afternoon in their first match of the spring to improve to 9-3 overall.

The Foresters picked up their first two wins at #1 and #2 doubles before collecting four more wins in singles play to wrap up the win. HU played short-staffed, forfeiting #3 doubles and #6 singles, to account for two of Scots’ wins.

Next up for HU is a trip to Olivet College on March 25 for a 1:00 p.m. matchup with the Comets.

1. Celine Rongos (HU) def. Claudia Barajas (AC) 6-2, 6-2
2. Anastasiia Evstifeeva (HU) def. Caroline Ross (AC) 6-4, 6-3
3. Erin Van Kampen (HU) def. Matilda Ennis (AC) 6-3, 6-2
4. Chloe Ramsey (AC) def. Allison Smith (HU) 6-2, 6-2
5. Kerrie Ecker (HU) def. Jessica Penhale (AC) 7-5, 6-1
6. HU forfeit

1. Rongos/Evstifeeva (HU) def. Barajas/Ross (AC) 8-3
2. Ecker/Van Kampen (HU) def. Ennis/Garibay (AC) 8-3
3. HU forfeit

The Huntington University Foresters compete in 17 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 38 NAIA All-America honors and 254 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.