Women's Tennis Pulls Out 5-4 Win Over Defiance

Women's Tennis Pulls Out 5-4 Win Over Defiance

Defiance, Ohio - The Alma College women's tennis team defeated Defiance College 5-4 on Monday (Jan. 25).

After dropping the first three singles matches, the Scots (4-3) took the last three and easily won two of three doubles matches to earn the win over the Yellow Jackets.

How It Happened

  • Brooke Butterfield (Portland, Mich. / Portland) and Abigail Davenport (Downers Grove, Ill. / Downers Grove South) both fell in tight 7-6 (4), 6-3 matches to start the day.
  • Caroline Ross (Sandusky, Mich. / Sandusky) and Bernadette Garibay (Lansing, Mich. / Grand Ledge) both swept their opponents and Emily McDonald (Wheeler, Mich. / Bullock Creek High School) outlasted Alex St. Julian 7-5, 6-1.
  • The team of Lucy McCarthy (Rockford, Mich. / Rockford) & Ross took care of Chelsea Braunwart & Sydney Huston, 8-1. Garibay and Hannan Hakim (Elkhart, Ind. / Elkhart Memorial) swept Rylea Amspaugh and St. Julian in the decisive match.

Up Next

The Scots return to action on Saturday, March 9 against Manchester. The match will take place in Battle Creek and will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Singles
  1. Brooke Butterfield vs. Hannah Hesterman (6-7 [4], 3-6)
  2. Abigail Davenport vs. A.J. Breneman (3-6, 6-7 [4])
  3. Hannan Hakim vs. Cayla Walker (3-6, 1-6)
  4. Caroline Ross vs. Sydney Huston (6-0, 6-0)
  5. Bernadette Garibay vs. Rylea Amspaugh (6-0, 6-0)
  6. Emily McDonald vs. Alexa St. Julian (7-5, 6-1)
Doubles
  1. Brooke Butterfield & Abigail Davenport vs. Cayla Walker & A.J. Breneman (5-8)
  2. Lucy McCarthy & Caroline Ross vs. Chelsea Braunwart & Sydney Huston (8-1)
  3. Hannan Hakim & Bernadette Garibay vs. Rylea Amspaugh & Alexa St. Julian (8-0)