Women's Tennis opens 2014-15 campaign with 8-1 victory over St. Francis (Ind.)

Women's Tennis opens 2014-15 campaign with 8-1 victory over St. Francis (Ind.)

By Caleb Scott

ADA — The Ohio Northern women's tennis team opened up its season with a 8-1 victory over St. Francis (Ind.) Thursday afternoon at the University Courts. 

The Polar Bears move to 1-0 on the year while St.Francis falls too 3-4 on the season. 

ONU swept all three doubles courts to go out to a 3-0 lead.

Senior Michelle Tuma teamed up with junior Christina Corbean to win 8-1 at No. 1 doubles while junior Meghan Letizia and freshman Amber Lee topped their opponents 8-0 at No. 2 doubles. 

At No. 3 doubles junior Taryn Stromback and freshman Lynn Kelly were victorious by a score of 8-0.

In singles action Letizia and Lee both picked up 6-0, 6-0 wins at No. 4 and No. 5 singles, respectively. 

At No. 3 singles Kelly defeated her opponent by a score of 6-0, 6-1, while Corbean took No.2 singles 6-0, 6-1. 

Freshman Morgan Schaeffer was victorious at No. 6 singles by a score of 7-5, 6-2.

The Polar Bears will return to action Friday-Sunday as they travel to the Oberlin Invitational.