October 6, 2012

Women’s Tennis Earns Come From Behind Win, 6-3

ADRIAN, Mich. – The women's tennis team (5-1) defeated Goshen (0-12), 6-3, Saturday, after falling behind, 2-1, and then rallying for a come from behind victory by taking all but one of the singles' matches. With the win, the team upped their win streak to five. Only Jordenne Ferenczi won both at singles and doubles play.

"After a slow start in doubles the ladies closed out the fall season with a nice win. Jordenne Ferenczi continues to be the senior leader of the team and pick up big victories in the singles and doubles lineup. Overall we played great singles matches and never let up after falling behind in doubles," said head women's tennis coach Adam Albertsen.

In singles play, Arielle Williams lost to Anika Baumgartner  (0-6, 2-6) in first singles, Morgan Spencer  defeated Lauren Stoltzfus  (6-3, 6-2) in second singles, Ferenczi  knocked off Nikita Zook  (6-4, 6-4) in third singles, Justine Hanson  defeated Maria Thomas  (6-0, 6-4) in fourth singles, Jordyn Grant beat  Mikayla Adamski  (6-4, 6-4) in fifth singles, and Morgan Khem was victorious against Maddie Ruih  (6-2, 6-3) in sixth singles play.

In doubles play, Williams and Spencer lost to Baumgartner and Thomas (3-8) in first doubles, Ferenczi and Kienitz defeated Zook and Adamski (8-6) in second doubles, and Hanson and Khem were defeated by Stoltzfus and Alvarez (2-8) in third doubles play.

"This first fall season really helped our five newcomers get their feet wet and prepare for the spring. This group has shown a ton of heart and they also have great potential to grow and improve on these matches," coach Albertsen added.

The women's tennis team will resume action in the spring with their next match on Sunday, February 17th at Heidelberg at 12:00 p.m.