Bulldog Women's Tennis Opens Spring Season With Big Road Victory

Bulldog Women's Tennis Opens Spring Season With Big Road Victory

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University women's tennis squad played its first match of the spring season on Sunday (Feb. 26) and came away with an impressive 9-0 sweep on the road over Aquinas in non-league action in Grand Rapids.

The Bulldogs bolted out to the early lead by handling the Saints in all three doubles flights, which included a pair of 8-5 wins along with an 8-1 triumph at the middle position.

In singles action, FSU completed the shutout victory by taking all six spots, which included a pair of tiebreakers at the first and sixth flights. The Bulldogs also won the fourth and fifth flights by 6-0, 6-0 scores each.

With the win, the Bulldogs improved to 9-6 overall this season counting the fall competition. 

Ferris State is next slated to take part in the GLIAC/GLVC Crossover with three regional matches set for March 17-19 in Plainfield, Ill.

Below are the complete match results:

Ferris State 9, Aquinas 0
Feb 26, 2017 at Grand Rapids, Mich. 

Singles competition
1. Teodora Stefanovic (FS) def. Martina Devetak (AQ) 6-0, 3-6, 10-2
2. Nika Hein (FS) def. Haley Kuppler (AQ) 6-0, 6-1
3. Nicole Meylor (FS) def. Isabella Buck (AQ) 6-1, 6-2
4. Arien Kissinger (FS) def. Bailey Chouinard (AQ) 6-0, 6-0
5. Sydney Berens (FS) def. Brittany Mayer (AQ) 6-0, 6-0
6. Adriana Fabrizio (FS) def. Kiara Berry (AQ) 6-4, 1-6, 10-7


Doubles competition
1. Teodora Stefanovic/Nika Hein (FS) def. Martina Devetak/Isabella Buck (AQ) 8-5
2. Nicole Meylor/Arien Kissinger (FS) def. Haley Kuppler/Bailey Chouinard (AQ) 8-1
3. Sydney Berens/Adriana Fabrizio (FS) def. Kasey Jacobs/Becca Hurth (AQ) 8-5