HILTON HEAD, S.C.—The Heidelberg University women’s tennis team defeated Olivet (Mich.) College, 5-4, today in Hilton Head, S.C. The Berg went 4-2 in singles play and 1-2 in doubles action.
Senior Jackie Earl (Crestline), freshmen Katie Strahan (West Chester/Lakota East) and Sara Potts (Clyde) and senior Linda Miller (Garfield Heights) each won singles matches, with Potts posting perfect 6-0 sweeps.
The doubles tandem of Potts and freshman Melissa Herrera-Ortiz (Moline, Ill./Moline) took an 8-0 victory against Courtney Kidder and Megan Post.
The Berg returns to the court tomorrow to face Nazareth (N.Y.) College at 8 a.m.
Singles Results: 1. Caitlin LaValley (OC) def. Deidre Potter (HEID) 6-0, 6-4; 2. Kelsey Singer (OC) def. Kayla Gerber (HEID) 6-0, 6-2; 3. Jackie Earl (HEID) def. Jenna Baker (OC) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2; 4. Katie Strahan (HEID) def. Jordy Bergeron (OC) 6-1, 6-3; 5. Sara Potts (HEID) def. Megan Post (OC) 6-0, 6-0; 6. Linda Miller (HEID) def. Courtney Kidder (OC) 6-1, 6-1.
Doubles Results: 1. Caitlin LaValley/Kelsey Singer (OC) def. Deidre Potter/Kayla Gerber (HEID) 8-5; 2. Jordy Bergeron/Jenna Baker (OC) def. Jackie Earl/Katie Strahan (HEID) 8-6; 3. Sara Potts/Melissa HerreraOrtiz (HEID) def. Courtney Kidder/Megan Post (OC) 8-0.