BW Women’s Tennis Team Falls to Tiffin, 7-2, in Non-Conference Play
BEREA, OHIO -- The defending Ohio Athletic Conference champion Baldwin Wallace University
women’s tennis lost to NCAA Division II Tiffin University, 7-2, today (Thursday, April 12, 2012) at the “Pop” Collins Tennis Courts in Berea.
With its loss, BW is now 7-11 overall. Tiffin improved to 13-11 overall.
Tiffin gained an early 3-0 lead after the doubles competition and won four of the six singles matches to capture its thirteenth victory.
In singles play, junior No. 2 player Rebecca Mittler (Elyria/Elyria Catholic) won her match by the scores of 6-2, 6-1, and sophomore No. 3 player Morgan Baker (Vermillion/Elyria Catholic) won her match by the scores of 7-6 (7-5), 1-6, 1-0 (10-4).
With her singles victory, Mittler is now 19th all time with a career singles record of 41-32.
The Yellow Jackets are back in action on Tuesday, April 17 when they host Ohio Athletic Conference rival Heidelberg University at the Collins Courts at 3:30 p.m. BW enters that match 2-2 in OAC play.
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FINAL SCORE: Tiffin -- 7, Baldwin Wallace -- 2
No.1: Malaika Bora Messi (TU) defeated Jenny Greene (BW), 6-2, 6-0
No.2: Rebecca Mittler (BW) def. Taylor Cooper (TU), 6-2, 6-1
No.3: Morgan Baker (BW) def. Anna Scherting (TU), 7-6 (7-5), 1-6, 1-0 (10-4)
No.4: Chelsea Beck (TU) def. Danielle Rueger (BW), 6-1, 6-3
No.5: Nicole Ardner (TU) def. Whitney Yoder (BW), 7-5, 6-3
No.6: Cassie Dye (TU) def. Rachel Bertrand (BW), 7-5, 7-6 (11-9)
No.1: Bora-Messi/ Cooper (TU) defeated Mittler/ Baker (BW), 8-4
No.2: Beck/ Scherting (TU) def. Greene/ Rueger (BW), 8-4
No.3: Ardner/ Dye (TU) def. Yoder/ Emily Brown (BW), 9-8 (7-2)