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Women's Tennis Earns 4-3 Road Win At Wayne State

Carol Arnez-Mercado
Carol Arnez-Mercado

OVERVIEW

SCORE: 
Northwood Timberwolves 4, Wayne State Warriors 3
RECORDS: Northwood (6-0, 6-0 GLIAC), Wayne State (4-2, 3-2 GLIAC)
LOCATION: Detroit, Mich. – WSU Tennis Courts
RECAP: Northwood remains unbeaten with a hard-fought 4-3 win at Wayne State Tuesday afternoon (October 9).

INSIDE THE MATCH

  • Northwood earned the doubles point with a pair of victories. The teams of Tetyana Pavych/Carol Arnez-Mercado (No. 1) and Iryna Trystan/Vasilisa Mikhaylova (No. 3) earned wins to send the match to singles with NU leading 1-0.
  • Singles proved to be tight as well – the two teams split the six matches. With the match tied 3-3, the result came down to the final match on at No. 2 singles. Arnez-Mercado came through for Northwood, winning 6-7, 6-1, 6-1.

TOP PERFORMERS

  • Arnez-Mercado, Trystan: 2-0 on the day

NORTHWOOD NOTES

  • This is the first match this season Northwood has not won by the score of 7-0. The Timberwolves were unbeaten in singles and doubles heading into today.
  • After today's result, Northwood is now 33-3 in singles (.917) and 17-1 in doubles (.944) on the season.

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves host Saginaw Valley Saturday (October 13). Match time is set for 11 a.m. Prior to the match, Northwood will be hosting a dedication ceremony for Colestock Courts to honor long-time head coach Zane Colestock. The dedication ceremony will take place at 9:45 on the campus of Northwood University.