Foresters ousted from tourney by IWU

MARION, Ind. - The top-seeded Indiana Wesleyan University women’s tennis team remained undefeated in conference play Tuesday afternoon by handing the 8th-seeded Foresters a 5-0 loss in first round action of the Crossroads League Tournament.

After sweeping all three doubles matches, the Wildcats went on to claim wins at No. 5 and 6 singles to force a stoppage on all other matches. With this win, Wesleyan advances to the semifinals against 4th-seeded Spring Arbor University on Thursday.

The Foresters (3-9) wrap-up their fall season next Wednesday when they travel to Tiffin University for a 3:15 pm. matchup.

Singles Recap
1. Cassie Kasicki (HU) vs. Rachael Heiniger (IWU) – DNF
2. Alek Spasic (HU) vs. Andrea Meyering (IWU) – DNF
3. Katie Johnson (HU) vs. Lauren Wilson (IWU) – DNF
4. Jessica Abel (HU) vs. Kristen Futrell (IWU) – DNF
5. Sarah Richert (IWU) def. Ciara Smith (HU) 6-1, 6-0
6. Diane Jones (IWU) def. Amber Bos (HU) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles Recap
1. Meyering/L. Wilson (IWU) def. Kasicki/Spasic (HU) 8-5
2. Katie Wilson/Kim Mella (IWU) def. Johnson/Abel (HU) 8-1
3. Heiniger/Futrell (IWU) def. Macy Phillips/Madison Johnson (HU) 8-1  
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. 


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director