Women’s Tennis Opens Orlando Swing With Pair of Victories
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
The Calvin women’s tennis team is 3-3 overall and 2-0 on its spring trip to Orlando, Florida. On Monday, the Knights defeated George Fox 5-4 and Huntingdon College 6-3. In the win over George Fox, singles were played first with doubles played last. After singles play, the match was tied 3-3 but the Knights took two of the three doubles points with seniors Melissa Oosterhouse and Kaitlin Spoelhof winning at No. 1 doubles and freshmen Bethany Zoerhof and Lauren Schlagenhauf providing the clinching point with a win at No. 3 doubles.
In the win over Huntingdon, ranked 12th in the South Region, Oosterhouse, Spoelhof, senior Michelle Busscher and sophomore Elise Doezema picked up singles victories while Oosterhouse and Spoelhof were winners at No. 1 doubles and Busscher and Doezema winners at No. 2 doubles. Calvin was off on Tuesday but is scheduled to face St. Olaf on Wednesday at noon.