Calvin Women's Tennis Falls to Hope in MIAA Opener

Calvin Women's Tennis Falls to Hope in MIAA Opener

HOLLAND, Mich. - Calvin's four-match win streak came to an end as the Knights were defeated by rival Hope 9-0 Tuesday afternoon.

Hope (8-3) swept the three doubles points and kept the pressure on in singles. Sophomore Leah Newhof (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) pushed her No. 1 singles match to three sets before falling to Claire Hallock 7-6, 2-6, 7-5 in a meeting of regionally-ranked singles players.

Calvin dips to 8-4 overall and to 0-1 in the MIAA. The Knights will host Alma on Wednesday in a conference dual match slated to start at 4 p.m. at the Strikwerda Tennis Courts.