Women's Tennis


BW Women’s Tennis Team Loses to Otterbein, 6-3, in Westerville

                    Danielle Rueger

Box Score | Updated Season Statistics

The defending Ohio Athletic Conference champion Baldwin Wallace University women’s tennis team lost its 2012 Ohio Athletic Conference regular season opener to host Otterbein University, 6-3, today (Saturday, March 24, 2012) in Westerville.

With its loss, BW is now 4-9 overall and 0-1 in the OAC. Otterbein improved to 4-7 overall and 1-0 in the OAC.

Otterbein gained a 2-1 lead in doubles and then won four of six singles matches to claim its fourth victory of the season.

In singles action, sophomore number three player Morgan Baker (Elyria/ Elyria Catholic) won by the scores of 7-5, 2-6 and 6-1, and junior No.4 player Danielle Rueger (Ashland/ Senior) won by the scores of 6-2 and 6-2.

In doubles play, the No.3 duo of Rueger and senior Emily Brown (Vermilion) won by the score of 8-5.

The Yellow Jackets return to Berea and play their first home match on Saturday, March 31 when they host OAC-rival Muskingum University on the “Pop” Collins Courts at 1:00 p.m.

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FINAL SCORE:   Otterbein -- 6, Baldwin Wallace -- 3

No.1: Julie Stroyne (OTT) def. Rebecca Mittler (BW), 6-2, 6-1 
No.2: Taylor Jordan (OTT) def. Jenny Greene (BW), 6-7 (7-3), 7-6 (7-5), 1-0 (10-2)
No.3: Morgan Baker (BW) def. Angela Sammons (OTT), 7-5, 2-6, 6-1
No.4: Danielle Rueger (BW) def. Cassie Brungarth (OTT), 6-2, 6-2
No.5: Christine Kuester (OTT) def. Whitney Yoder (BW), 6-3, 6-1
No.6: Emma Krummel (OTT) def. Rachel Bertrand (BW), 3-6, 7-5, 6-0.

No.1: Stroyne/ Jordan (OTT) def. Mittler/ Baker (BW), 8-1
No.2: Brungarth/ Alana Cheplowitz (OTT) def. Greene/ Yoder (BW), 8-2
No.3: Rueger/ Emily Brown (BW) def. Krummel/ Kelsey Leachko, 8-5.


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