Women's Tennis Claims GLIAC Tournament Title With 5-1 Win Over Tiffin

Women's Tennis Claims GLIAC Tournament Title With 5-1 Win Over Tiffin

OVERVIEW – TIFFIN (GLIAC TOURNAMENT FINALS)

SCORE: 
Northwood 5, Tiffin 1
RECORDS: Northwood (14-0), Tiffin (14-2)
LOCATION: Greater Midland Tennis Center – Midland, Mich.
RECAP: No. 1 seed Northwood wins the 2016 GLIAC Tournament Championship with a 5-1 win over No. 2 seed Tiffin Sunday (October 30).

INSIDE THE MATCH

  • For the third straight day at the GLIAC Tournament, Northwood won the match in a similar way. Northwood won two of the three doubles matches, winning at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions to go up 2-1 heading to singles.
  • Like they had the previous two days, the Timberwolves posted three wins in singles to get to five points and close out the match

TOP PERFORMERS

NORTHWOOD NOTES

  • Northwood, who won the GLIAC Championship by having the best record in the conference in the regular season, now earns the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. That event will take place in May.
  • The Timberwolves have now won 12 of the last 14 GLIAC Tournament titles.

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves have completed the fall portion of their schedule. NU will return to play in the spring.
 

Northwood 5, Tiffin University 1

Oct 30, 2016 at Midland, Mich. (Greater Midland Tennis Center)

Singles competition

1. Carol Arnez-Mercado (NU) vs. Caroline Nelhage (TUWOMEN) unfinished

2. Veronika Radlinger (NU) vs. Adele Musina (TUWOMEN) unfinished

3. Olesia Riabchuk (NU) vs. Emily Sim (TUWOMEN) unfinished

4. Tetyana Pavych (NU) def. Bianca Avram (TUWOMEN) 6-3, 6-0

5. Anna Aniskina (NU) def. Aimee Kaye (TUWOMEN) 6-0, 6-4

6. Yuliia Russu (NU) def. Rae Brozovich (TUWOMEN) 6-0, 6-3

 

Doubles competition

1. Caroline Nelhage/Aimee Kaye (TUWOMEN) def. Carol Arnez-Mercado/Anna Aniskina (NU) 8-6

2. Veronika Radlinger/Yuliia Russu (NU) def. Adele Musina/Emily Sim (TUWOMEN) 8-3

3. Tetyana Pavych/Olesia Riabchuk (NU) def. Rae Brozovich/Bianca Avram (TUWOMEN) 8-6