Grand Rapids, Mich. – In its final regular season match before the beginning of the Crossroads League tournament, Taylor women's tennis dominated Cornerstone 9-0.
The Trojans prevailed in two three-set matches in singles after the team match had already been decided. Kelsey Chow at No. 2 defeated Janie Silvers in the ten-point tiebreaker, and Betsy Jones came away with a win at No. 4 after regrouping from dropping the second set.
Katherine Marquez cruised to a 6-0, 6-1 win at the top spot, improving to 8-6 on the year in singles play. Rachel Kammer won in straight sets at No. 3 singles, and MacKenzie Bedor dropped just one game at No. 5 singles.
Marquez and Chow won 8-1 at No. 1 doubles, while Jones and Kammer earned an 8-5 result at No. 2 doubles.
Taylor (6-6, 5-3 CL) will next return home for its Crossroads League Tournament quarterfinal match. The No. 4 seeded Trojans will face the No. 5 seed Grace on Tuesday, at home, in a match scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm.
Taylor def. Cornerstone; 9-0
No. 1- Katherine Marquez (TU) def. Heidi Boesl; 6-0, 6-1
No. 2- Kelsey Chow (TU) def. Janie Silvers; 7-6, 6-7, 1-0
No. 3- Rachel Kammer (TU) def. Allison Rusticus; 6-3, 6-2
No. 4- Betsy Jones (TU) def. Ashley Greene; 6-3, 2-6, 1-0 (5)
No. 5- MacKenzie Bedor (TU) def. Nicole Huizenga; 6-0, 6-1
No. 6- TU won; Default
No. 1- Marquez/Chow (TU) def. Silvers/Rusticus; 8-1
No. 2- Jones/Kammer (TU) def. Greene/Boesl; 8-5
No. 3- TU won; Default