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Women's Tennis Sweeps Purdue Northwest 7-0

Carol Arnez-Mercado


Northwood Timberwolves 7, Purdue Northwest Pride 0
RECORDS: Northwood (2-0, 2-0 GLIAC), Purdue Northwest (3-2, 0-2 GLIAC)
LOCATION: Hammond, Ind. – Dowling Park
RECAP: Northwood moves to 2-0 to open the season with a 7-0 win over Purdue Northwest Sunday (September 23).


  • Northwood started on a fast note, winning all three doubles matches. NU dropped just three games in taking the three matches, putting the Timberwolves up 1-0 heading to singles.
  • The Timberwolves kept things rolling in singles, taking all six matches in straight sets.
  • NU allowed the Pride to win no more than three games in any of the 12 sets completed.



  • The Timberwolves will travel to Purdue Northwest Sunday (September 17). First serve is set for 11 a.m.


Singles competition

1. Tetyana Pavych (NU) def. Lena van Bergen (PNW) 6-1, 6-1

2. Carol Arnez-Mercado (NU) def. Giulia Castiglioni (PNW) 6-0, 6-2

3. Kate Berestovenko (NU) def. Pia Schmedding (PNW) 6-2, 6-1

4. Elizaveta Velichko (NU) def. Patricia Dizon (PNW) 6-2, 6-0

5. Iryna Trystan (NU) def. Carolina Yepez (PNW) 6-3, 6-2

6. Vasilisa Mikhaylova (NU) def. Cynthia Basu-Chavez (PNW) 6-3, 6-0


Doubles competition

1. Tetyana Pavych/Carol Arnez-Mercado (NU) def. Lena van Bergen/Patricia Dizon (PNW) 6-0

2. Kate Berestovenko/Iryna Trystan (NU) def. Giulia Castiglioni/Pia Schmedding (PNW) 6-2

3. Elizaveta Velichko/Vasilisa Mikhaylova (NU) def. Cynthia Basu-Chavez/Carolina Yepez (PNW) 6-1


Match Notes

Northwood 2-0, 2-0 GLIAC

PNW 3-2, 0-2 GLIAC