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Grand Valley State Falls to Northwood in NCAA Tournament
 
Sophomore Kali Phillips was one of two Lakers to grab wins in singles competition.
 
Sophomore Kali Phillips was one of two Lakers to grab wins in singles competition.
 

April 30, 2013

Complete Results

MIDLAND, Mich. - The Grand Valley State women's tennis team dropped its opening NCAA Tournament match to Northwood, 5-2, on Tuesday afternoon.

GVSU ends the season with a 24-7 mark overall, while Northwood improves to 21-1 on the year and advances in the NCAA Tournament.

The Timberwolves jumped out in front early with a 3-0 score after doubles competition, winning 8-5 in every position.

In singles play, sophomore Kali Phillips gave GVSU its first point with a 6-2, 6-4 victory in the No. 6 spot. Northwood then took the No. 2 singles match to lead 4-1, but a win from junior Lexi Rice, 6-1, 6-3 in the No. 3 position put GVSU right back in the match.

It was short lived however as No. 48 Susana Alcaraz wrapped up the NCAA opening match with a 6-3, 6-2 win in the No. 1 spot. Northwood now advances to the Sweet 16 in Surprise, Ariz. beginning on May 8.

Grand Valley State returns 10 of its players from this year's roster for the 2013-2014 campaign.


 

 

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