Visiting Ohio Northern Pulls Away from Women's Tennis in Non-League Action, 8-1

Visiting Ohio Northern Pulls Away from Women's Tennis in Non-League Action, 8-1

ADRIAN, Mich.--Visiting Ohio Northern spoiled Adrian College's spring season home debut on Wednesday with an 8-1 win in non-conference women's tennis action.

THE BASICS
= Final Score: Ohio Northern 8, Adrian 1

= Location: Craft Tennis Complex, Adrian, Mich.; Weather: Partly cloudy, 59F, Wind WSW 10 mph

= Records: Ohio Northern Polar Bears, 9-1; Adrian Bulldogs, 4-5 

FOR ADRIAN
= Sophomore Amber Laginess picked up the Bulldogs' lone point with a No. 5 singles victory over Morgan McGlothlin in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3. 

HOW IT HAPPENED
= Ohio Northern set the tone with a sweep of the doubles matches to go up 3-0 before the singles competition.

= The Polar Bears took five of six singles matches.

THE OPPOSITION
= Seniors Taryn Stromback and Meghan Letizia each posted 6-0, 6-0 singles victories to lead ONU.

= Lynn Kelly, Elise Smith, Brittany Toney, Stromback and Letizia each won two matches.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
= Ohio Northern is the defending Ohio Athletic Conference champion and has appeared in the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships four times.

= The loss snapped Adrian's two-match win streak.

= Laginess improves to a team-leading 8-1 record and picks up her first win at No. 5 singles this season (1-1).

UP NEXT
= Adrian hosts Bethel-Ind. at 3 p.m. Saturday in another non-conference tilt.

Singles competition
1. Lynn Kelly (ONU) def. Arielle Williams (ADRIANW) 6-0, 6-2
2. Taryn Stromback (ONU) def. Victoria Watson (ADRIANW) 6-0, 6-0
3. Meghan Letizia (ONU) def. Renae Almasy (ADRIANW) 6-0, 6-0
4. Brittany Toney (ONU) def. Morgan Spencer (ADRIANW) 6-3, 6-4
5. Amber Laginess (ADRIANW) def. Morgan McGlothlin (ONU) 6-4, 6-3
6. Elise Smith (ONU) def. Olivia Neumann (ADRIANW) 7-5, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Lynn Kelly/Taryn Stromback (ONU) def. Arielle Williams/Renae Almasy (ADRIANW) 8-2
2. Meghan Letizia/Brittany Toney (ONU) def. Victoria Watson/Morgan Spencer (ADRIANW) 8-3
3. Morgan McGlothlin/Elise Smith (ONU) def. Amber Laginess/Olivia Neumann (ADRIANW) 8-3
Match Notes
Ohio Northern women 9-1
Adrian (Mich.) 4-5
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