TIFFIN, Ohio—John Carroll University defeated the Heidelberg University women’s tennis team, 8-1, today at Paramount Tennis Club in Medina, Ohio. The Blue Streaks took singles play by a 5-1 count and swept doubles action.
Senior Jackie Earl (Crestline) defeated Allison Mora, 6-2, 6-1, at No. 4 singles for the Berg’s lone win of the afternoon.
Heidelberg falls to 5-10 overall and 3-5 in the OAC, while JCU improves to 12-3 overall and 7-1 in the OAC.
Heidelberg opens the 2012 OAC Women’s Tennis Tournament on Tuesday. The eight-team bracket will be held on campus sites on May 1 before moving to the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason for the semifinals and finals rounds. The bracket will be announced Monday.
Singles Results: 1. Maria Ciccolini (JCU) def. Deidre Potter (HEID) 6-1, 6-0; 2. Cassie Simmelink (JCU) def. Kayla Gerber (HEID) 6-0, 6-1; 3. Joanne Weber (JCU) def. Katie Strahan (HEID) 6-2, 6-1; 4. Jackie Earl (HEID) def. Allison Mora (JCU) 6-2, 6-1; 5. Emily Gorndt (JCU) def. Sara Potts (HEID) 6-2, 6-2; 6. Katelyn Hill (JCU) def. Melissa HerreraOrtiz (HEID) 7-6 (8-6), 4-6, 1-0 (11-9).
Doubles Results: 1. Maria Ciccolini/Cassie Simmelink (JCU) def. Deidre Potter/Kayla Gerber (HEID) 8-1; 2. Joanne Weber/Tracy Gibson (JCU) def. Katie Strahan/Jackie Earl (HEID) 8-5; 3. Hannah Baumwell/Erin Davies (JCU) def. Sara Potts/Linda Miller (HEID) 8-0.