Sept. 14, 2004
NORSE POST 7-2 WIN OVER BELLARMINE
NKU wins important GLVC home match
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - The Northern Kentucky University womens tennis team posted a 7-2 win over Bellarmine University at the NKU tennis courts on Tuesday.
The Norse won two of the three contests in doubles competition, and NKU wrapped up the match by taking five wins in singles play. Kari Goodrich and Jessica Smith teamed up for an 8-2 victory in No. 2 doubles, while Clara Dorado and Courtney Myers combined for an 8-6 win in No. 3 doubles.
Myers later claimed a 1-6, 6-1, 6-2 victory at No. 6 singles over Jade Best. Lindsay England, Goodrich, Dorado and Smith also collected wins in singles play as NKU improved to 5-2 overall, 5-2 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.
Bellarmine is 6-3 overall, 5-3 in the GLVC.
NKU, the defending GLVC champion, will play host to Lewis University on Oct. 1. Lewis currently leads the GLVC with a 6-0 mark.
NKU 7, Bellarmine 2
1. Maria Hornung (BU) def. Laura Leutzinger, 6-1, 6-3
3. Lindsay England (NKU) def. Lori Reinhard, 5-4, ret.
3. Kari Goodrich (NKU) def. Kelly Henderson, 6-3, 6-1
4. Clara Dorado (NKU) def. Celeste Nicholson, 6-2, 6-0
5. Jessica Smith (NKU) def. Jenna Hurt, 6-1, 6-2
6. Courtney Myers (NKU) def. Jade Best, 1-6, 6-1, 6-2
1. Reinhard/Hornung (BU) def. Leutzinger/England, 8-6
2. Goodrich/Smith (NKU) def. Henderson/Best, 8-2
3. Dorado/Myers (NKU) def. Nicholson/Katy Sutton, 8-6