Women's Tennis Closes Road Swing With Upper Peninsula Win

Women's Tennis Closes Road Swing With Upper Peninsula Win

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State women's tennis team closed out its three-match Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) road swing with a hard-fought 5-4 league road win at Michigan Tech on Saturday (Sept. 29) in Houghton.

The Bulldogs trailed 2-1 following doubles play, but came back to win the bottom four singles positions to take the match.

The four wins included a three-set triumph at sixth singles by FSU's Julia Fusik.

With the win, Ferris State improved to 7-3 overall and in league play while MTU fell to 6-4 overall and 3-4 in the GLIAC.

The Bulldogs are on the road at rival Grand Valley State for a league road encounter on Wednesday (Oct. 3) starting at 3 p.m. (ET) in Allendale.

Below are the complete match results:

Ferris State 5, Michigan Tech 4
Sep 29, 2012 at Houghton

Singles competition
1. Natalia Lebedeva (MT) def. Ana Jan (FS) 6-2, 6-0
2. Kwang Suthijindawong (MT) def. Tabitha Simpson (FS) 6-0, 6-0
3. Laurence LeBlanc (FS) def. Kira Eck (MT) 6-2, 6-1
4. Sydnie Sine (FS) def. Emilia Tenizbaeva (MT) 6-1, 6-3
5. Janie Sell (FS) def. Dunja Imran Al-Sous (MT) 6-4, 6-2
6. Julia Fusik (FS) def. Chelsea Uganski (MT) 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Natalia Lebedeva/Dunja Imran Al-Sous (MT) def. Ana Jan/Tabitha Simpson (FS) 8-1
2. Kwang Suthijindawong/Kira Eck (MT) def. Laurence LeBlanc/Julia Fusik (FS) 8-4
3. Sydnie Sine/Janie Sell (FS) def. Chelsea Uganski/Erika Tenizbaeva (MT) 8-4