Calvin Women's Tennis Clipped by St. Catherine

Calvin Women's Tennis Clipped by St. Catherine

ORLANDO, FL - The Calvin women's tennis fell to St. Catherine University 6-3 Thursday afternoon at the USTCA Center.

The match was hard-fought and featured tight individual matches.
Calvin (5-4) took two of the three doubles flights. Seniors Claire Spoelhof (Holland, Mich./Holland Christian HS) and Ellie Benzel (San Dimas, Ca./San Dimas HS) teamed up for a thrilling 9-8 win at No. 1 doubles. Junior Jessica Bouma (Kalamazoo, Mich./Kalamazoo Christian HS) and junior Micaela Seazzu (Albuquerque, NM/Sandia HS) won 8-5 at No. 3 doubles.

Bouma won 6-3, 6-2 at No. 3 singles but St. Catherine (9-4) took the remaining five singles flights. Two of the remaining five singles flights were decided in three-set tiebreakers with Alisha Wiedmeier defeating Benzel 4-6, 6-4, 10-5 at No. 2 singles and Jessica Duda topping freshman Anna Asfour (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) 5-7, 6-3, 10-8 at No. 5 singles.

Calvin will conclude its spring break trip on Friday morning with a 10 a.m. match against Carthage College.