TIFFIN, Ohio—Ohio Northern University swept an Ohio Athletic Conference match from the Heidelberg University women’s tennis team, 9-0, today in Tiffin, Ohio. The loss was the first in OAC play for the Berg.
Freshman Katie Strahan (West Chester/Lakota East) posted the strongest resistance in singles play, forcing a tie breaker in the first set and winning eight games.
Heidelberg falls to 4-6 overall and 2-1 in the OAC, while ONU improves to 14-4 overall and 4-0 in the OAC.
The Berg returns to the courts Wednesday to face Ohio Northern University in an OAC match in Tiffin.
Singles Results: 1. Michelle Tuma (ONU) def. Deidre Potter (HEID) 6-1, 6-0; 2. Brittany Miller (ONU) def. Kayla Gerber (HEID) 6-0, 6-3; 3. Carly Olmstead (ONU) def. Katie Strahan (HEID) 7-6 (7-3), 6-2; 4. Kristin Cellentani (ONU) def. Jackie Earl (HEID) 6-2, 6-0; 5. Kristen Timperman (ONU) def. Sara Potts (HEID) 6-2, 6-0; 6. Kelsi Wurm (ONU) def. Melissa HerreraOrtiz (HEID) 6-0, 6-2.
Doubles Results: 1. Michelle Tuma/Christie Gales (ONU) def. Deidre Potter/Kayla Gerber (HEID) 8-2; 2. Kristin Cellentani/Brittany Miller (ONU) def. Katie Strahan/Jackie Earl (HEID) 8-1; 3. Lauren Rife/Carly Olmstead (ONU) def. Sara Potts/Melissa HerreraOrtiz (HEID) 8-1.