Women's Tennis Downs Ferris State, 8-1
Senior transfer Morgan Carney picked up wins in both her doubles and singles matches.
Senior transfer Morgan Carney picked up wins in both her doubles and singles matches.

Oct. 3, 2012

Complete Results

GRANDVILLE, Mich. - The Grand Valley State women's tennis team downed Ferris State, 8-1, on Wednesday afternoon at Ramblewood Tennis Club.

The victory improves the Lakers record to 7-1 on the year and in conference play, while also extending their winning streak to four matches. Ferris State drops to 7-4 in both the GLIAC and for the season.

GVSU swept through doubles competition to take an early 3-0 lead.  Senior Katelyn Schaffer and junior Lexi Rice won their match, 8-3, in the No. 1 spot.  Sophmore Leah Dancz paired with senior Allison Fecko for an 8-0 victory in the No. 2 spot.  Senior Morgan Carney and junior Niki Shipman closed out the doubles win with a 9-8 (3) win in the No. 3 slot.

Shipman also took her singles match in the No. 1 spot, 6-3, 3-6, 10-3, while Carney was able to grab a three-set win in the four slot, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 10-3.  Rice also earned a singles victory against Laurence LeBlanc, 6-0, 6-2, at the No. 3 singles spot.  Freshman Claire Cooper defeated Janie Sell, 6-3, 7-5 in the fifth spot before sophomore Kali Phillips, the GLIAC Athlete of the Week, dropped Julia Fusik, 6-0, 6-1, in the No. 6 spot.

GVSU continues GLIAC competition on Saturday, Oct. 6 against Northwood in Midland, Mich. at 10 a.m.



Grand Valley State 8, Ferris State 1
Oct 03, 2012 at Grandville, Mich. (Ramblewood Tennis Club)
Singles competition
1. Niki Shipman (GV) def. Ana Jan (FS) 6-3, 3-6, 10-3
2. Tabitha Simpson (FS) def. Leah Dancz (GV) 7-6 (4-0), 1-6, 10-6
3. Lexi Rice (GV) def. Laurence LeBlanc (FS) 6-0, 6-2
4. Morgan Carney (GV) def. Sydnie Sine (FS) 6-7 (0-5), 7-5, 10-3
5. Claire Cooper (GV) def. Janie Sell (FS) 6-3, 7-5
6. Kali Phillips (GV) def. Julia Fusik (FS) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Katelyn Schaffer/Lexi Rice (GV) def. Ana Jan/Tabitha Simpson (FS) 8-3
2. Leah Dancz/Allison Fecko (GV) def. Laurence LeBlanc/Julia Fusik (FS) 8-0
3. Morgan Carney/Niki Shipman (GV) def. Sydnie Sine/Janie Sell (FS) 9-8 (3-0)

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