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Women’s Tennis Takes Down Capital in Final Regular Season Match

Lizzy Cole
Lizzy Cole

BEREA, Ohio – The Baldwin Wallace University women's tennis team secured the No. 4 seed in the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament as they took down Capital University in the final OAC match of the season. The Yellow Jackets claimed a 5-4 victory on the Pop Collins Tennis Courts.

With the win, BW moves to 5-11, 4-3 OAC and Capital falls to 5-8, 3-4 OAC.

Doubles (BW, 2-1)

  • In the No. 1 doubles, sophomore All-OAC Gabriela Heideman (Doylestown/Wadsworth) and sophomore Kierstyn Yates (Grafton/Midview) claimed an 8-6 victory over Kelli Wright-Lovell and Anna Fletcher.
  • At the No. 2 spot, senior All-OAC and Academic All-OAC Ashtyn Morris (Salem) and junior Academic All-OAC Lizzy Cole (Shaker Heights) cruised past Amy Wright-Lovell and Josie Nichols with an 8-1 win.
  • The Comets got their first point of the match as senior Kami DiRocco (Akron/Copley) and freshman Hanna LeMaster (Avon) fell by a scoe of 8-5 to Nicole Flock and Haley Singleton.

Singles (BW, 5-4)

  • In the No. 1 spot, Heideman fell to Kelli Wright-Lovell by scores of 6-1, 6-4.
  • In the No. 2 spot, Yates dropped in three sets to Fletcher by scores of 5-7, 6-2, 6-4.
  • In the No. 3 spot, LeMaster cruised past Flock with a 6-2, 6-3 victory.
  • At No. 4, Cole fell to Amy Wright-Lovell by scores of 6-4, 6-2.
  • In the deciding point, freshman Emma Trost (Norwalk) took down Nichols by scores of 6-1, 7-6 (9-7).
  • At No. 6, freshman Mattie Hicks (Oneida, N.Y.) took down Karen Kanke by scores of 6-3, 6-4.

The Yellow Jackets return to action as the No. 4 seed in the OAC Tournament. They will a quarterfinal match against Capital.