GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Spring Arbor University women's tennis team won for the seventh time in eight matches this spring, defeating Aquinas College 5-4 on Saturday afternoon at the MVP Sportsplex.
With the two sides tied 4-4, It all came down to the match being played at No. 2 singles between Monika Wynne and Haley Kuppler. Wynne claimed the first set 7-5 only to see Kuppler win the second by the same score. In the third set, Wynne trailed 5-4, but, with her back against the wall, rallied all the way back to capture the set and clinch the overall match victory for the Cougars.
FINAL SCORE: Spring Arbor 5, Aquinas 4
LOCATION: MVP Sportsplex | Grand Rapids, Mich.
RECORDS: Spring Arbor 10-8, Aquinas 3-9
Spring Arbor will host Lawrence Tech () at the Jones Tennis Complex on Wednesday, Mar. 29 starting at 4 p.m.
1. Martina Devetak (AQ) def. Mary-Kate McShane (SAU) 6-0, 6-0
2. Monika Wynne (SAU) def. Haley Kuppler (AQ) 7-5, 5-7, 7-5
3. Barbara Haikal (SAU) def. Isabella Buck (AQ) 6-0, 6-1
4. Emma Joseph (SAU) def. Bailey Chouinard (AQ) 6-2, 7-5
5. Kasey Jacobs (AQ) def. Brianna VanRavenswaay (SAU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Brittany Mayer (AQ) def. Alyssa LePard (SAU) 6-2, 6-1
1. Devetak / Kuppler (AQ) def. McShane / Wynne (SAU) 8-0
2. Haikal / Joseph (SAU) def. Buck / Chouinard (AQ) 8-2
3. VanRavenswaay / Jewell Allen (SAU) def. Mayer / Becca Hurth (AQ) 8-5