Calvin Defeats Albion 6-3 In Women’s Tennis
Monday, April 27, 2009
ALBION—The Calvin women’s tennis team closed out its MIAA dual match season with a 6-3 win at Albion Monday afternoon to finish out the MIAA dual match campaign to 7-1 while boosting it overall record to 11-7.
Calvin is the second seed for upcoming MIAA Tournament which will take place on Thursday and Friday at Kalamazoo College. Calvin will take on seventh-seeded Olivet on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Complete times and pairings can be found on the Kalamazoo website at: http://www.kzoo.edu/sports/miaa/wt09/
In Monday’s victory over Albion, Calvin picked up wins at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles with its No. 2 doubles tandem of juniors Rachel Strikwerda (Holland Christian HS) and Jill VanVeen (Grand Rapids Christian HS) overcoming a 5-2 deficit to win 8-5. The Knights then clinched the match with wins at No. 2 (Kaitlin Spoelhof), No. 3 (Elisabeth Geenen) and No. 4 singles (Strikwerda). Junior Rachel DeGroot (Lombard, IL) then added a win at No. 6 singles.