Oct. 26, 2013
MIDLAND, Mich. - The Grand Valley State women's tennis team dropped a 5-1 decision to Northwood at the 2013 GLIAC Women's Tennis Championship on Saturday (Oct. 26) afternoon. The Lakers will now face Tiffin in the third-place match on Sunday (Oct. 27) at 8:30 a.m. at the Midland Tennis Center.
The Lakers are now 12-4 on the season and are the #4 seed in the tournament. Northwood moves to 16-0 overall and is the #1 seed.
GVSU was the only team during the regular season to win four points against Northwood in a single match, and the Lakers were at it again, giving the Timberwolves all they could handle in the doubles matches.
At #1 doubles, the Lakers picked up their lone victory, as the team if Lexi Rice/Carola Orna took an 8-6 decision. At #2 doubles, the team of Kali Phillips/Lexi Dancz went to extras, but fell, 9-7. The team of Kelly Trapp/Kristina Lucas fell at #3 doubles, 8-4.
In singles, Northwood won three decisions, at #1, #3 and #4 singles. The remaining three matches went unfinished as the Timberwolves had the match wrapped up, 5-1.
The Lakers and Dragons will battle in a third-place match at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday. Northwood will face Wayne State in the championship match.
Northwood 5, Grand Valley State 1
Oct 26, 2013 at Midland, Mich. (MCTC)
|1. Darina Berkova (NU) def. Lexi Rice (GV-W) 6-1, 7-5|
|2. Nastya Puchkina (NU) vs. Kali Phillips (GV-W) unfinished|
|3. Anastasiia Kazub (NU) def. Niki Shipman (GV-W) 6-3, 6-3|
|4. Inesa Asatryan (NU) def. Leah Dancz (GV-W) 6-4, 4-0, retired|
|5. Anna Aniskina (NU) vs. Carola Orna (GV-W) unfinished|
|6. Margarita Asatryan (NU) vs. Kelly Trapp (GV-W) unfinished|
|1. Lexi Rice/Carola Orna (GV-W) def. Darina Berkova/Nastya Puchkina (NU) 8-6|
|2. Inesa Asatryan/Margarita Asatryan (NU) def. Kali Phillips/Leah Dancz (GV-W) 9-7|
|3. Anastasiia Kazub/Anna Aniskina (NU) def. Kelly Trapp/Kristina Lucas (GV-W) 8-4|