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HUWT posts fifth straight win with 7-2 decision over Taylor

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UPLAND, Ind. - The HU women’s tennis team (6-1) extended its win streak to five with a convincing 7-2 decision over Taylor University Tuesday afternoon at Meier Tennis Courts. The Foresters entered today’s contest tied with the Trojans in the league standings but left in a three-way tie for second place with a league record of 4-1 while TU (4-2, 3-2) dropped into a tie for fifth.

The Foresters earned all three points in doubles action before claiming four wins in singles play with the only two losses decided in three-set thrillers at the No. 1 and No. 5 spots.

Huntington heads to Grand Rapids on Thursday for ITA Regionals slated for Thursday-Saturday.

#1 - Molly Fletchall (TU) def. Constanze Golz (HU) 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7-2)
#2 - Meg Dolde (HU) def. Alexa Kling (TU) 6-3, 6-4
#3 - Lanae Singleton (HU) def. Taelor Grose (TU) 6-4, 6-1
#4 - Charlotte Seth (HU) def. Mikayla Schultz (TU) 6-4, 6-0
#5 - Katelyn Gray (TU) def. Anastasiia Evstifeeva (HU) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
#6 - Lisa Colling (HU) def. Milly Pile (TU) 6-3, 6-4

#1 - Golz/Dolde (HU) def. Fletchall/Schultz (TU) 8-2
#2 - Singleton/Colling (HU) def. Grose/Courtney Clark (TU) 8-6
#3 - Evstifeeva/Seth (HU) def. Annika Zeilstra/Corinne Hoffman (TU) 8-2

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.