FSU Snaps Skid With Home Match Triumph

FSU Snaps Skid With Home Match Triumph
FSU freshman Tabitha Simpson helped the Bulldogs beat Findlay (Photo by Ed Hyde)

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University women's tennis team got back on track with an 8-1 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) home win over visiting Findlay on Friday (Oct. 2) afternoon inside the FSU Racquet and Fitness Center at Big Rapids, Mich.

The Bulldogs snapped a two-match losing streak and improved to both 3-2 overall and in conference play with the victory against the Oilers, who fell to 2-6 overall and 2-3 in league action.

Ferris won all three doubles matches with the closest score coming by an 8-5 count at the number two position.

FSU then closed the door by winning five of the six singles flights in straight-sets.  The lone Oiler win came at the number four spot where Kelsey Yoder topped FSU sophomore Natalie Diorio by a score of 6-3, 7-5.

Ferris State continues its weekend homestand by hosting Wayne State on Saturday, Oct. 3, with the league match time set for a 10 a.m. (EDT) start at the FSU Racquet and Fitness Center.


Singles competition
1. Amy Ingle (FS) def. Gina Solis (UFW) 6-3, 6-2
2. Tiffany Rheynard (FS) def. Haley Dudon (UFW) 6-1, 6-1
3. Tabitha Simpson (FS) def. Candace Pahl (UFW) 6-3, 6-1
4. Kelsey Yoder (UFW) def. Natalie Diorio (FS) 6-3, 7-5
5. Melissa Flowers (FS) def. Holly Vietzke (UFW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Daniela Dimas (FS) def. Kari Rudduck (UFW) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Amy Ingle/Tiffany Rheynard (FS) def. Gina Solis/Haley Dudon (UFW) 8-0
2. Tabitha Simpson/Natalie Diorio (FS) def. Candace Pahl/Holly Vietzke (UFW) 8-5
3. Melissa Flowers/Daniela Dimas (FS) def. Kelsey Yoder/Kari Rudduck (UFW) 8-1



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