Grenadiers grab 7-2 win over Huntington

New Albany, Ind. - Hitting the road for a long trip to the southern part of the state, the Forester women’s tennis team dropped a 7-2 decision to IU Southeast on Saturday afternoon.

Haley Neiderhiser and Alek Spasic came up big for HU, each winning in straight sets at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots respectively but it wouldn’t be enough as the Grenadiers snatched up the rest of the wins to claim the 7-2 victory.

The Foresters will take on Indiana Wesleyan University on Tuesday in first round action of the MCC tourney.

Singles Recap
#1 Haley Neiderhiser (HU) def. Emily McGrath (IUSE) 6-4, 6-2
#2 Alek Spasic (HU) def. Ashley Bunch (IUSE) 6-1, 6-4
#3 Jessica Maxwell (IUSE) def. Kristen Lahman (HU) 6-2, 6-4
#4 Katherine Clark (IUSE) def. Lauren Sunderman (HU) 6-4, 6-4
#5 Julia Blauvelt (IUSE) def. Stacie Cressman (HU) 6-2, 6-2
#6 Emma LaDuke (IUSE) def. Ciara Smith (HU) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles Recap
#1 McGrath/Maxwell (IUSE) def. Neiderhiser/Spasic (HU) 8-4
#2 LaDuke/Bunch (IUSE) def. Lahman/Megan Adams (HU) 8-3
#3 Blauvelt/Katie Morrison (IUSE) def. Jessica Abel/Katie Johnson (HU) 8-4
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 187 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