Women’s Tennis Defeated by Luther 6-3 in Orlando
Friday, March 26, 2010
ORLANDO, FL - In a matchup of regionally-ranked teams Luther defeated Calvin 6-3. Luther entered the match ranked eighth in the ITA Central Region rankings and 25th nationally while Calvin (8-2) came in ranked 13th in the Central Region.
Luther (19-2) took a 2-1 lead with victories at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles. Calvin’s No. 1 doubles team of juniors Melissa Oosterhouse (Grand Rapids Christian HS) and Kaitlin Spoelhof (Holland Christian HS) picked up an 8-3 win over Luther’s team of Kelsie Allen and Brynne Zinnecker, ranked 14th in the Central Region doubles rankings.
In singles play, Oosterhouse boosted her season record to 12-1 with a 6-0, 6-3 win over 18th (regionally-ranked) Kelsie Allen. Senior Rachel Strikwerda (Holland Christian HS) also picked up a win at No. 4 singles, boosting her singles mark to 8-2.
Calvin will now break until next Tuesday when it hosts rival Hope at 4 p.m.