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Women's Tennis Drops 8-1 Match To Grand Valley State

Carol Arnez-Mercado
Carol Arnez-Mercado

OVERVIEW

SCORE: 
Grand Valley State Lakers 6, Northwood Timberwolves 1
RECORDS: Northwood (8-1, 8-0 GLIAC), Grand Valley State (8-1, 8-0 GLIAC)
LOCATION: Midland, Mich. – Greater Midland Tennis Center
RECAP: A key injury in doubles slows down Northwood in a 6-1 loss to Grand Valley State Sunday afternoon (October 21).

INSIDE THE MATCH

  • Grand Valley State earned the doubles point with wins in two of the three matches. Northwood came out on top at the No. 1 position 6-1, while GVSU won 6-1 at the No. 3 slot. GVSU got the point thanks to winning by injury retirement in the No. 2 match.
  • Without Northwood's No. 3 player, Kate Berestovenko, the Timberwolves were forced to shift their lineup up one slot from the third position through the sixth slot.
  • GVSU was the better team in singels, winning five of the six matches.

TOP PERFORMERS

NORTHWOOD NOTES

  • The two teams now share the GLIAC title with the result today. GVSU will be the No. 1 seed in the upcoming GLIAC Tournament. 

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will begin play at the GLIAC Tournament Friday (October 26) against Saginaw Valley. Match time is set for 6:45 p.m. at the Greater Midland Tennis Center.