FSU Women's Tennis Drops Marathon Season-Opening Tilt In Close Fashion

FSU Women's Tennis Drops Marathon Season-Opening Tilt In Close Fashion

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University women's tennis squad dropped a 5-4 decision in a marathon match against the Michigan Tech Huskies as both teams opened the 2016-17 campaign on Friday (Sept. 9) at the FSU Racquet and Fitness Center.

The Bulldogs trailed 2-1 following the doubles round as visiting Michigan Tech captured the first and third flights in the lineup.

In singles action, the Huskies managed to pull out wins at one, two and six singles with FSU prevailing at the third thru fifth flights.

Three of the six singles positions went to third sets as the match lasted the entire afternoon in Big Rapids.

A total of eight different Bulldog players saw action with four of them competing in the FSU lineup for the first-time ever.

Ferris State wraps up its weekend homestand by hosting Lake Superior State on Saturday (Sept. 10) starting at 10 a.m. (ET).

Below are the complete match results:

Michigan Tech 5, Ferris State 4
Sep 10, 2016 at Big Rapids, Mich. (FSU Racquet & Fitness Center)

Singles competition
1. Kwang Suthijindawong (MT) def. Teodora Stefanovic (FS) 6-1, 6-1
2. Paola Quintana (MT) def. Nika Hein (FS) 6-4, 6-1
3. Amiena Houston (FS) def. Sandra Cvetanovic (MT) 6-4, 5-7, 6-3
4. Nicole Meylor (FS) def. Vicky Quinde (MT) 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 7-6 (7-1)
5. Arien Kissinger (FS) def. Allenca Rolim (MT) 6-1, 6-1
6. Natalia P. Alvarez (MT) def. Silvia Verebes (FS) 7-6 (7-2), 4-6, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Kwang Suthijindawong/Sandra Cvetanovic (MT) def. Teodora Stefanovic/Nika Hein (FS) 8-5
2. Amiena Houston/Nicole Meylor (FS) def. Paola Quintana/Allenca Rolim (MT) 8-4
3. Vicky Quinde/Anabella Neri (MT) def. Sydney Berens/Nicole Stay (FS) 8-2