UPLAND, Ind. - The TU women's tennis team got back on track in a big way on Thursday by defeating Saint Francis in dominating fashion. Taylor (3-1, 2-1 CL) ousted the Cougars (0-4, 0-4 CL) by a final tally of 8-1.
The Trojans nabbed five of the six singles matches and swept all three doubles contests. In singles play, No. 1 singles standout Molly Fletchall shut out USF's top player, Hannah Haas, 6-0, 6-0 while Alexa Kling, Taelor Grose, Katelyn Gray and Molly Pile also won convincingly in two-set matches.
Taylor will be back in action on Saturday for the third time this week. The next battle for TU will be at Spring Arbor University (3-0, 3-0 CL) in Spring Arbor, Michigan.
Taylor def. Saint Francis; 8-1
No. 1 – Fletchall/Schultz (TU) def. Haas/Lehman (USF); 8-4
No. 2 – Grose/Clark (TU) def. Kuhlenbeck/Faber (USF); 8-6
No. 3 – Hoffman/Zeilstra (TU) def. Richardson/Gibson (USF); 8-4
No. 1 – Molly Fletchall (TU) def. Hannah Haas (USF); 6-0, 6-0
No. 2 – Alexa Kling (TU) def. Brittany Kuhlenbeck (USF); 6-1, 6-0
No. 3 – Taelor Grose (TU) def. Rebecca Faber (USF); 6-2, 6-4
No. 4 – Jenna Lehman (USF) def. Mikayla Schultz (TU); 6-3, 0-6 (10-5)
No. 5 – Katelyn Gray (TU) def. Kaylin Gibson (USF); 6-2, 6-1
No. 6 – Molly Pile (TU) def. Shelby Richardson (USF); 6-0, 6-2