SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 7, Davenport Panthers 0
RECORDS: Northwood (1-0, 1-0 GLIAC), Davenport (0-1, 0-1 GLIAC)
LOCATION: Caledonia, Mich. – Farmers Ins. Complex
RECAP: Northwood opens their 2018-19 season with a 7-0 win over Davenport Saturday (September 22).
INSIDE THE MATCH
- Northwood came out fast in doubles, winning all three matches. NU dropped a total of five games in the three sets contested.
- Northwood then posted wins at the top-two doubles matches to clinch the overall victory.
- The Timberwolves kept the momentum going in singles, winning all six matches in straight-sets.
- Tetyana Pavych, Carol Arnez-Mercado, Kate Berestovenko, Elizaveta Velichko, Iryna Trystan, Vasilisa Mikhaylova: 2-0 on the day
- This is the first match for Northwood under the new scoring rules for Division II tennis. Now the three doubles matches are worth a total of one point – whoever wins at least two of the three doubles matches will lead 1-0 heading into singles. Doubles matches are now played to six games instead of eight as well.
- The Timberwolves will travel to Purdue Northwest Sunday (September 17). First serve is set for 11 a.m.