Lakers Defeat Women's Tennis 8-1 on Friday

Lakers Defeat Women's Tennis 8-1 on Friday

The University of Findlay women's tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision to Grand Valley State University on Friday, Sept. 13 in Allendale, Mich.  The loss gives the Oilers a 0-2 record on the season with a 0-0 mark in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).

The Oilers doubles team of Lauren Jonathan and Matina Matic claimed their lone victory as they defeated Grand Valley State's Lexi Rice and Carola Orna by a score of 9-8 (8-5).


1. Kali Phillips (GV-W) def. Nina Djordjevic (UFW) 6-4, 6-1
2. Lexi Rice (GV-W) def. Tijana Raicevic (UFW) 6-4, 6-1
3. Niki Shipman (GV-W) def. Matina Matic (UFW) 6-3, 6-2
4. Leah Dancz (GV-W) def. Viktoriya Shkola (UFW) 6-2, 6-0
5. Carola Orna (GV-W) def. Lauren Jonathan (UFW) 6-2, 6-1
6. Kelly Trapp (GV-W) def. Abigail Herrera (UFW) 6-0, 6-0


1. Leah Dancz/Kali Phillips (GV-W) def. Nina Djordjevic/Tijana Raicevic (UFW) 8-4
2. Lauren Jonathan/Matina Matic (UFW) def. Lexi Rice/Carola Orna (GV-W) 9-8 (8-5)
3. Niki Shipman/Morgan Patterson (GV-W) def. Viktoriya Shkola/Kiara Shaw (UFW) 8-3

The Oilers will be back in action again tomorrow at Northwood University.  The match is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. in Midland, Mich.