Foresters fall to Lancers 6-3

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2012-09-25
WINONA LAKE, Ind. -The HU women's tennis team suffered its fifth consecutive Crossroads loss 6-3 Tuesday afternoon at Grace College.

The Foresters started out strong by collecting wins at the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles spots and despite several tight matches that could have gone either way, the Lancers won five of the six singles battles to cruise to the win.

With this loss Huntington drops to 3-5 overall, 1-5 in league play. The Foresters host Bethel College Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

Singles Recap
1. Cassie Kasicki (HU) def. Kristin Cassidy (GrC) 6-1, 6-3
2. Taryn Wuench (GrC) def. Katie Johnson (HU) 7-5, 7-5
3. Nicole Beguin (GrC) def. Jessica Abel (HU) 7-6, 6-1
4. Janelle Hess (GrC) def. Ciara Smith (HU) 3-6, 7-6, 7-6
5. Sarah Hinkel (GrC) def. Amber Bos (HU) 6-2, 6-1
6. Esther Smith (GrC) def. Macy Phillips (HU) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles Recap
1. Kasicki/Alek Spasic (HU) def. Cassidy/Wuench (GrC) 8-1
2. Johnson/Abel (HU) def. Beguin/Hess (GrC) 8-6
3. Hinkel/Smith (GrC) def. Smith/Madison Johnson (HU) 8-2
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 46 NAIA All-America honors and 202 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. 
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