Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University women's tennis team resumed Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) action on Friday (Oct. 11) and came away with a close 5-4 road win over Ohio Dominican at Panther Courts in Columbus, Ohio.
The Bulldogs took the second and third doubles flights to build a 2-1 edge heading into singles play and then split the six singles spots to clinch the win.
Ferris State took advantage of a depleted ODU lineup as the Bulldogs received default wins at third doubles and the number six singles spot.
On the court, FSU's Gabrielle Demchenko and Julie Fusik were 8-4 winners at second doubles while senior Ana Jan pulled out a straight-set victory at number one singles and Laurence LeBlanc was a three-set winner in second singles.
Ferris State improved to 7-4 overall and in the GLIAC with the win.
The Bulldogs continue a three-match weekend road trip to Ohio with a match on Saturday (Oct. 12) morning at Ashland, which is slated for a 10 a.m. (ET) start. The Bulldogs then travel to Tiffin on Sunday (Oct. 13) with match time set for 9 a.m. (ET).
Below are the complete match results:
Ferris State 5, Ohio Dominican University 4
Oct 11, 2013 at Columbus, Ohio (Panther Courts)
|1. Ana Jan (FS) def. Anita Girizd (ODU) 6-1, 7-6|
|2. Laurence LeBlanc (FS) def. Ana Pico (ODU) 7-6, 4-6, 6-3|
|3. Regina Camberos (ODU) def. Gabrielle Demchenko (FS) 6-2, 6-1|
|4. Alejandra Gonzalez (ODU) def. Janie Sell (FS) 6-4, 6-2|
|5. Paula Rodriguez (ODU) def. Julie Fusik (FS) 6-3, 3-6, 6-2|
|6. Jessica Wilcox (FS) def. No player (ODU), by default|
|1. Anita Girizd/Ana Pico (ODU) def. Ana Jan/Laurence LeBlanc (FS) 8-4|
|2. Gabrielle Demchenko/Julie Fusik (FS) def. Alejandra Gonzalez/Regina Camberos (ODU) 8-4|
|3. Janie Sell/Sydney Berens (FS) def. No player/No player (ODU), by default|