Women's Tennis Bows Out of MIAA Tournament with Losses to Albion and Calvin

Women's Tennis Bows Out of MIAA Tournament with Losses to Albion and Calvin

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The 2011 MIAA Tournament was a one-day affair for the women's tennis team as they dropped a pair of matches to Albion and Calvin on Friday (Apr. 29) in Kalamazoo.

The Bulldogs finished 5-13 overall this season and entered the tournament as the eight-seed. The top-seeded Britons won 5-2 over the Bulldogs as Sarah Brooks and Jordenne Ferenczi won at three doubles with a 8-5 decision over Marissa Messenger and Leah Saurman. Brooks also sealed away a win at five singles with a 6-0, 6-1 decision over Allie Bloodworth.

The Bulldogs then fell 5-0 against Calvin after the Knights took three doubles matches. Brooks and Ferenczi had a tough 9-7 loss at three doubles against Lauren Schlagenhauf and Bethany Zoerhof. The two doubles tandem of Shelby Kruszewski and Sarah Kean fought hard in a 8-5 loss to Michelle Busscher and Elise Doezema. Busscher and Melissa Oosterhouse each got a singles win as Adrian managed just three games in four sets.