FSU Snaps Skid With Home Match Triumph

FSU freshman Tabitha Simpson helped the Bulldogs beat Findlay (Photo by Ed Hyde)
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