February 25, 2011

FSU Women's Tennis Rolls Past Hope College

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University women's tennis team rolled to a convincing 9-0 non-league home win over visiting Hope College on Friday (Feb. 25) afternoon at the FSU Racquet and Fitness Center in Big Rapids.

The Bulldogs swept the three doubles flights and then captured all six singles spots, including five in straight-sets to beat Hope.

FSU improved to 13-3 overall this season and dropped Hope to 0-2 on the year with the setback.

The Bulldogs will next be in action as they visit Robert Morris (Ill.) to open their annual spring break trip on March 7 at 6 p.m. (ET).

Here are the complete match results:

Singles competition
1. Alina Stanila (FS) def. Katherine Garcia (HOPE) 6-0, 6-1
2. Amy Ingle (FS) def. Leah LaBarge (HOPE) 6-1, 6-1
3. Tiffany Rheynard (FS) def. Casey Baxter (HOPE) 6-2, 2-6, 10-4
4. Tabitha Simpson (FS) def. Shelby Schulz (HOPE) 6-1, 6-2
5. Melissa Flowers (FS) def. Melissa Bieri (HOPE) 6-1, 6-3
6. Natalie Diorio (FS) def. Mallory Smith (HOPE) 6-4, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Amy Ingle/Tiffany Rheynard (FS) def. Katherine Garcia/Leah LaBarge (HOPE) 9-8 (8-5)
2. Alina Stanila/Melissa Flowers (FS) def. Shelby Schulz/Andrea Pickelman (HOPE) 8-0
3. Natalie Diorio/Tabitha Simpson (FS) def. Melissa Bieri/Casey Baxter (HOPE) 8-4
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