Mike Anderson, NKU Sports Information
Results | Men's Results
S.C. – The Northern Kentucky University women’s
tennis team took an important win on Tuesday after beating nationally
ranked Charleston (W.Va.), 6-3.
The Norse (7-4) opened by taking
two of the three doubles points in the match. Jenny Hand and Ivana
Misic improved their doubles
record to 3-0 with a No. 3-flight win over Sarah Monsheimer and
Alexa Kay, 8-4. Stephanie Isaacs and Jillian Sturgeon shifted to
the No. 2 flight for the first time of the season, ending in an
8-1 victory over Alyssa Hackworth and Katie Kim.
Isaacs and Sturgeon
each won their singles flights as well, dispatching Neha Ran and
Katie Kim, respectively, in straight sets. Michelle
Schirmann and Maggie Koetter also claimed singles victories. Kristen
Sunday fell in No. 1 singles to Briana Moyle, 6-2, 6-0, while Jenny
Hand lost a difficult second set in a 7-4 tiebreaker to Sarah Monsheimer
before the Golden Eagle took the 10-6 super-tiebreaker after the
match was wrapped up for the Norse.
Charleston was ranked No. 36
in the country entering the match.
On the men’s
side, the Norse (5-4) ran their winning streak to three matches
sweep against Lynchburg.
Jason Kramer in the No. 6 singles flight
and Lee Lonergan and Tyler Fraser in the No. 3 doubles flight
each took default victories
as the Hornets only fielded five players for the dual match.
Ortiz won his third straight, leveling his record at 3-3, by
dispatching Brandon Brown, 6-1, 6-1, in No. 1 singles.
and Dlabik remained perfect at 3-0 in No. 1 doubles with an
8-2 victory over Brown and Kyler Paluga.
NKU wraps up its Spring
Break trip on Wednesday as the men take on Olivet Nazarene at
8:30 a.m., while the women face
at 6 p.m.