BLUFFTON, Ohio—The Heidelberg University women’s tennis team opened its 2011-12 schedule today with a sweep of Bluffton University in Bluffton, Ohio. The Tri-Color dropped just one set all afternoon.
In singles action, sophomore Deidre Potter (Chillicothe), seniors Kayla Gerber (Clyde), Jackie Earl (Crestline) and Darcy Young (Green Springs/Clyde), freshmen Sara Botts (Clyde) and Katie Strahan (West Chester/Lakota East) each recorded wins.
The doubles tandems of Potter-Gerber, Potts-Strahan and Earl and senior Linda Miller (Garfield Heights) also won matches.
Singles Results: 1. Deidre Potter (HEID) def. Caitlin Nearhood (BLUF), 6-0, 6-0; 2. Kayla Gerber (HEID) def. Melissa Hostetler (BLUF), 6-2, 7-6; 3. Jackie Earl (HEID) def. Kelly Helton (BLUF), 6-0, 6-1; 4. Sara Potts (HEID) def. Alex Fox (BLUF), 6-1, 6-3; 5. Katie Strahan (HEID) def. Ashley Jones (BLUF), 6-1, 6-1; 6. Darcy Young (HEID) def. Hilarie Severt (BLUF), 6-0, 6-1.
Doubles Results: 1. Deidre Potter/Kayla Gerber (HEID) def. Melissa Hostetler/Caitlin Nearhood (BLUF), 8-1; 2. Sara Potts/Katie Strahan (HEID) def. Kelly Helton/Ashley Jones (BLUF), 8-2; 3. Jackie Earl/Linda Miller (HEID) def. Alex Fox/Tyler Jennings (BLUF), 8-0.