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Women's Tennis - Tue, May 16, 2017

MOBILE, Ala. -- No. 10 Indiana Wesleyan had no problem dispatching No. 23 Asbury (Ky.) 9-0 in the NAIA Women’s Tennis National Championship First Round. IWU dropped just 12 games the entire match and moves to the Second Round for a second consecutive year.

 

MATCH VITALS

  • NAIA National Championship - First Round
  • Score:  Indiana Wesleyan def. Asbury, 9-0
  • Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 36-8   |   Asbury 12-4
  • Tournament Seed:  Indiana Wesleyan - No. 10   |    Asbury - No. 23
  • NAIA Ranking:  Indiana Wesleyan - No. 10   |   Asbury - Receiving votes
  • Location:   Copeland-Cox Tennis Center   |   Mobile, Alabama

 

DOUBLES

SINGLES

  • No. 1:  Rachel Bottorff (IWU) def. Caitlin Conyers (AU) 6-0, 6-0
  • No. 2:  Alex Mella (IWU) def. Alejandra Diaz Mares (AU) 6-2, 6-2
  • No. 3:  Lizzie Bauss (IWU) def. Sarah Beth Alford (AU) 6-0, 6-1
  • No. 4:  Marissa Klein (IWU) def. Alex LoPrinzi (AU) 6-2, 6-1
  • No. 5:  Olivia Reed (IWU) def. Laura Ross (AU) 5-1 retired
  • No. 6:  Thewuni Devaraja (IWU) def. Emily Ross (AU) 6-0, 6-1
     

COACH SHIGLEY SAYS…

  • “It was very hot today, close to 100-degrees on the court. The key word today was efficiency and the girls did just that. We wanted to get the win and get out of the heat. It was great playing Asbury, really neat kindred spirt on the court today between the two teams.”
     

UP NEXT FOR WOMEN’S TENNIS

  • Indiana Wesleyan advances to the NAIA Second Round and will battle No. 7 Xavier (La.) at 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Xavier won 5-4 in an earlier meeting this season in February.
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