Bluffton University 8, University of Findlay 1
By: Adam Meekhof, Sports Information Intern
September 16, 2004
BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University women's tennis team (3-2, 2-1 HCAC) went undefeated today in singles play against the Findlay Oilers and won the match 8-1.
The Beavers completely dominated in the singles play with Senior Stephanie Keefe (Tiffin/Calvert) leading the way by not losing a single game. Sophomore Lisa Cherry (Waterville/Anthony Wayne) and Junior Kara Schrock (Middlebury, Ind./Northridge) were as impressive by only losing one game a piece. Sophomore Jenna Liechty (Goshen, Ind./Bethany Christian) had a little more difficulty in her No. 1 singles match, yet still won in strait sets. Freshman Kelly Metzger (Bluffton/Bluffton) also won her singles match 3-0, with her opponent retiring due to injury.
The Beavers will be back in action Saturday at Anderson University for a three way match vs. Anderson and Franklin with the first match starting at noon.
No. 1. Liechty (B) def. Mason (F) 6-3, 6-0
No. 2. Metzger (B) def. Rader (F) 3-0 Retired
No. 3. Cherry (B) def. Kaminiski (F) 6-0, 6-1
No. 4. Keefe (B) def. Welbaum (F) 6-0, 6-0
No. 5. Schrock (B) def. Rice (F) 6-0, 6-1
No. 6. Chesley Person (B) won by default
No. 1. Rader/Mason (F) def. Liechty/Metzger (B) 8-5
No. 2. Keefe/Schrock (B) def. Kaminski/Welbaum (F) 8-4
No. 3. Cherry/Person (B) won by default