Bulldog Women's Tennis Falls In Final League Road Match

Bulldog Women's Tennis Falls In Final League Road Match

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University women's tennis team wrapped up a three-match weekend road trip to Ohio with a 7-2 setback at Tiffin on Sunday (Oct. 13) in Tiffin, Ohio.

The Dragons, who are ranked near the top of the conference this season, swept the doubles round with three tight wins and then captured four of the six singles spots.

A pair of the singles flights were three-setters with each team winning one.  TU also had three wins in the singles round coming in straight-sets.

Ferris State dropped to 7-6 overall and in league play with the loss while the Dragons improved to 15-2 overall and 12-2 in conference action.

The Bulldogs will play their final conference regular-season match at home on Thursday (Oct. 17) versus West Michigan rival Grand Valley State starting at 1 p.m. (ET).

Below are the complete match results:

Tiffin University 7, Ferris State 2
Oct 13, 2013 at Tiffin OH (PM Gillmor Courts) 


Singles competition
1. Malaika Messi (TUW) def. Ana Jan (FSW) 6-4, 6-0
2. Valentina Mazzola (TUW) def. Laurence LeBlanc (FSW) 5-7, 6-3, 10-8
3. Caroline Nelhage (TUW) def. Gabrielle Demchenko (FSW) 6-2, 6-2
4. Janie Sell (FSW) def. Chelsea Beck (TUW) 6-2, 6-0
5. Julie Fusik (FSW) def. Rachelmary Brozovich (TUW) 6-4, 2-6, 11-9
6. Abigail Schuster (TUW) def. Sydney Berens (FSW) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Malaika Messi/Valentina Mazzola (TUW) def. Ana Jan/Laurence LeBlanc (FSW) 8-4
2. Caroline Nelhage/Chelsea Beck (TUW) def. Gabrielle Demchenko/Julie Fusik (FSW) 8-5
3. Abigail Schuster/Rachelmary Brozovich (TUW) def. Sydney Berens/Jessica Wilcox (FSW) 9-8