Women’s Tennis Knocks Out North Central in Florida

Women’s Tennis Knocks Out North Central in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Calvin women's tennis team improved to 5-2 on the year with a victory over North Central on Monday morning. The Knights opened the spring break schedule with a 9-0 sweep of the Cardinals.

"I thought that today was a great start to the week," said head coach Kevin Van Haitsma. "It is never easy to adjust to the weather on short notice and I thought we did well with that."

Senior Lark Foote (Okemos, Mich./Home school) and sophomore Anna Asfour opened the match with an 8-0 sweep over Emily Adams and Reagan Scherpe.

The freshman dup of Leah Newhof (Caledonia, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian) and Madeline Brouwer bounced Diana Barcelata and Morgan House at No. 1 doubles, 8-2.

Freshman Alexis Bonner (Alto, Mich./Forest Hills Central) and sophomore Brittney Statema (Holland, Mich./Holland Christian) closed the book on doubles play with an 8-4 victory over Tiffany Smolik and Katie Legorreta at No. 3 doubles.

Anna Asfour sizzled Emily Adams under the Florida sun at No. 3 singles, 6-0, 6-2.

Madeline Brouwer brought down the house at No. 2 singles, defeating Morgan House, 6-1, 6-2.

Leah Newhof was victorious at No. 1 singles, beating Diana Barcelata, 6-3, 6-4.

Lark Foote kept the winning ways rolling at No. 4 singles, sinking Reagan Scherpe, 6-1, 6-4.

Brittney Statema rolled over Mackenzie Ferrell at No. 6 singles, with a 6-2, 7-5 victory.

The Knights return to action on Tuesday against Colorado College.