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HUWT comes up short in Crossroads League Finals

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MARION, Ind. - The HU women’s tennis team suffered a 5-0 loss to Indiana Wesleyan University in the Crossroads League Tournament Championship at Sutter Tennis Center Saturday morning.

For the Foresters, it was their first trip to the league finals under Coach Ferguson’s tutelage. For the Wildcats, it proved to be their 26th straight league tournament championship. Today’s win also gives IWU a berth to the NAIA National Tournament in May.

Huntington entered the tournament as the 3rd seed and their road to the finals included a 7-2 win over 6th-seeded Grace in the quarterfinals and a 5-3 upset over 2nd-seeded Marian in the semis.

“I am very proud of all the hard work and focus the team displayed this fall culminating in a memorable win over Marian University in the semifinals and a spot in the Crossroads League Tournament Finals,” said Coach Ferguson.

HU wraps up the fall portion of their schedule with an overall record of 14-3.  

SINGLES RECAP
#1 - Constanze Golz (HU) vs. Lizzie Bauss (IWU) - DNF
#2 - Meg Dolde (HU) vs. Alex Mella (IWU) - DNF
#3 - Thewuni Devaraja (IWU) def. Lanae Singleton (HU) 6-1, 6-0
#4 - Charlotte Seth (HU) vs. Olivia Reed (IWU) - DNF
#5 - Marissa Klein (IWU) def. Lisa Colling (HU) 6-1, 6-0
#6 - Anastasiia Evstifeeva (HU) vs. Laura Moore (IWU) - DNF

DOUBLES RECAP
#1 - Mella/Bauss (IWU) def. Golz/Dolde (HU) 8-3
#2 - Reed/Davaraja (IWU) def. Singleton/Colling (HU) 8-4
#3 - Klein/Moore (IWU) def. Evstifeeva/Seth (HU) 8-5

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 274 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.