IWU  Athletic News
Women's Tennis - Sat, Sep. 15, 2012

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Indiana Wesleyan University women's tennis made some history this weekend at the ITA Midwest Regional Tournament as both the singles and doubles finals were completely comprised of Indiana Wesleyan student-athletes.

 

Freshman Katie Wilson defeated her teammate Rachael Heiniger 3-6, 6-2, 10-5 in the finals of the singles tournament. Seniors Andrea Meyering and Lauren Wilson won the doubles tournament with a 9-7 victory over the team of Katie Wilson and sophomore Kim Mella.

 

As winners of the ITA Midwest Regional Tournament, Katie Wilson, Lauren Wilson, and Andrea Meyering will all travel to Mobile, Alabama on October 11-13 to compete in the Wilson/ITA National Championship Tournament. The winners from all eight regions will compete for the national title.

 

Below are the final results from Saturday play at the ITA Midwest Regional Tournament in Grand Rapids:


SINGLES

Rachael Heiniger (#1 seed): Semi finals - Won 6-3, 6-0 over #4 seeded Davenport (Mich.) opponent, Finals - Lost 6-3, 2-6, 5-10 versus Katie Wilson

 

Katie Wilson (#6 seed): Semi finals - Won 6-2, 6-0 over #2 seeded Marian opponent, Finals - Won 3-6, 6-2, 10-5 over Rachael Heiniger

 

Sarah Richert: Consolation Semifinals - Won 6-4, 6-0 over her Taylor (Ind.) opponent, Consolation Finals - Lost 1-6, 4-6 to #11 seeded Taylor opponent

 

DOUBLES

 

Andrea Meyering and Lauren Wilson (#1 seed): Semifinals - Won 8-1 versus #4 seeded University of Northwestern Ohio, Finals - Won 9-7 over Katie Wilson and Kim Mella

 

Katie Wilson and Kim Mella (#6 seed): Semifinals - Won versus #7 seeded Kristen Futrell and Rachael Heiniger, Finals - Lost 7-9 to #1 seeded Andrea Meyering and Lauren Wilson

 

Kristen Futrell and Rachael Heiniger (#7 seed): Semifinals - Lost to Katie Wilson and Kim Mella

 

Sarah Richert and Diane Jones: Consolation Semifinals - Lost 7-9 to their Taylor opponents

  
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