BEXLEY, Ohio—The Heidelberg University women’s tennis team opened Ohio Athletic Conference play today, sweeping Capital University, 9-0, in Bexley, Ohio. The win halted a three-match losing streak.
Seniors Kayla Gerber (Clyde) and Jackie Earl (Crestline), sophomore Deidre Potter (Chillicothe), and freshmen Katie Strahan (West Chester/Lakota East), Sarah Potts (Clyde) and Melissa Herrera-Ortiz (Moline, Ill./Moline) each won in singles play.
The doubles tandems of Potter/Gerber, Strahan/Earl and Potts/Herrera-Ortiz also won matches.
Heidelberg returns to the courts Tuesday, April 3 for a non-conference match against The College of Wooster at 3:30 p.m.
Singles Results: 1. Deidre Potter (HEID) def. Elisabeth McLaughlin (CAP) 0-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-8); 2. Kayla Gerber (HEID) def. Alyssa Trier (CAP) 6-2, 6-2; 3. Katie Strahan (HEID) def. Rebecca Hunt (CAP) 6-1, 6-2; 4. Jackie Earl (HEID) def. Michelle Guy (CAP) 6-0, 6-7, 1-0 (10-8); 5. Sara Potts (HEID) def. Colleen Hooks (CAP) 6-4, 6-1; 6. Melissa Herrera-Ortiz (HEID) def. Corrine Hohenstein (CAP) 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-5).
Doubles Results: 1. Deidre Potter/Kayla Gerber (HEID) def. Elisabeth McLaughlin/Alyssa Trier (CAP) 8-6; 2. Katie Strahan/Jackie Earl (HEID) def. Michelle Guy/Collyn Weaver (CAP) 8-2; 3. Sara Potts/Melissa HerreraOrtiz (HEID) def. Colleen Hooks/Kathryn MacFarland (CAP) 8-6.