BW Women’s Tennis Team Loses at Ohio Northern
ADA, OHIO -- The defending Ohio Athletic Conference champion Baldwin Wallace University women’s tennis team lost 8-1 to host Ohio Northern University in an Ohio Athletic Conference match on Saturday, April 21, 2012) at the ONU Tennis Courts.
With its loss, BW is now 8-12 overall and 3-3 in the OAC. With its win, ONU is 16-4 overall and 6-0 in the OAC.
ONU gained an early, 2-1 lead after the doubles competition and won five of six singles matches to claim the win.
In doubles action, the number one duo of junior All-OAC player Rebecca Mittler (Elyria/ Catholic) and sophomore Morgan Baker (Vermilion/ Elyria Catholic) had the lone Yellow Jacket win with a 9-7 triumph.
The Yellow Jackets end the regular season at home next week with OAC matches against cross-town rival John Carroll University on Wednesday, April 25 at 3:30 p.m. and in the first match of a doubleheader versus Marietta College on Saturday, April 28 at 11:00 a.m.
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FINAL SCORE: Ohio Northern -- 8, Baldwin Wallace -- 1
No.1: Michelle Tuma (ONU) defeated Jenny Greene (BW), 7-5, 6-2
No.2: Brittany Miller (ONU) def. Rebecca Mittler (BW), 1-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-8)
No.3: Carly Olmstead (ONU) def. Morgan Baker (BW), 6-4, 6-0
No.4: Kristin Cellentani (ONU) def. Danielle Rueger (BW), 6-1, 6-2
No.5: Kelsi Wurm (ONU) def. Whitney Yoder (BW), 6-2, 6-0
No.6: Christie Gales (ONU) def. Rachel Bertrand (BW), 6-3, 6-2.
No.1: Mittler/ Baker (BW) defeated Tuma/ Gales (ONU), 9-7
No.2: Miller/ Cellentani (ONU) def. Greene/ Rueger (BW), 8-2
No.3: Olmstead/ Lauren Rife (ONU) def. Yoder/ Emily Brown (BW), 8-1.