Women’s Tennis Rolls To Win Over Grinnell - Meeting With Ranked Luther Squad Next
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
ORLANDO, FL The Calvin women’s tennis team upped its season record to 8-1 and its spring break mark to 4-0 with a 9-0 victory over Grinnell College Wednesday afternoon. Picking up singles victories for Calvin were junior Melissa Oosterhouse (Grand Rapids Christian HS) at No. 1 singles, junior Kaitlin Spoelhof (Holland Christian HS) at No. 2 singles, senior Elisabeth Geenen (Holland Christian HS) at No. 3 singles, senior Rachel Strikwerda (Holland Christian HS) at No. 4 singles, junior Michelle Busscher (Western Michigan Christian HS) at No. 5 singles and senior Rachel DeGroot (Lombard, IL) at No. 6 singles.
Oosterhouse is now 11-1 in singles play - all coming at No. 1 singles this spring.
In doubles, Oosterhouse and Spoelhof teamed up for an 8-3 win at No. 1 doubles, Strikwerda and senior Jill VanVeen (Grand Rapids Christian HS) combined for a 9-8 win at No. 2 doubles and DeGroot and Geenen a win at No. 3 doubles.
DeGroot and Geenen are 9-0 at No. 3 doubles this spring.
Next up for Calvin is a match against regionally-ranked Luther (IA) Thursday afternoon at noon. Calvin will enter the match ranked 13th in the ITA Central Region rankings while Luther enters the match ranked eighth in the region. On Tuesday, Luther also defeated Grinnell 9-0. Luther also defeated regionally-ranked Colby College 6-3 on Tuesday while Calvin defeated Colby by the same 6-3 score Monday night.