Women’s Tennis Finishes Strong at Hope Invite

Women’s Tennis Finishes Strong at Hope Invite

HOLLAND, Mich. – The Calvin women's tennis team won 13 matches at the two-day Hope Invitational this weekend.

In the doubles play, senior Lark Foote (Okemos, Mich./Home School) and sophomore Anna Asfour (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian) fell to Nicole Heiniger and Olivia Hanover of GVSU, 8-3. The Maroon and Gold then fell to Abby Perkins and Livia Christman of Grand Valley, 8-2. Freshman Alexis Bonner (Alto, Mich./Forest Hills Central) and freshman Sydney Ellsworth (Williamston, Mich./Williamston) defeated Monica Micoliczyk and Ashlee Polena of UWO, 8-6

Freshman Madeline Brouwer (Hudsonville, Mich./Hudsonville) fell to Livia Christman of GVSU in the first match, 6-3, 6-1,. She closed the tournament with a 6-4, 0-6, 10-5 loss to Alysaa Leffler of UW-Oshkosh. Lark Foote was edged by Nicole Heiniger of GVSU, 6-2, 6-0. She was defeated by Samantha Koppa of UWO, 6-0, 6-3. Sydney Ellsworth started the day with a 6-2, 6-3 loss to Lesley Kutnick of UWO. She then was topped by Kelley Hodyl of UW-Oshkosh, 6-3, 6-1. Alexis Bonner downed Lesley Kutnick of UW-Oshkosh, 6-2, 6-0.

The Knights return to action on Friday at the ITA Central Regional in Oberlin, Ohio.