Women's Tennis opens 2015 spring season with 9-0 victory over St. Mary's (Ind.)

Women's Tennis opens 2015 spring season with 9-0 victory over St. Mary's (Ind.)

By Tim Glon

LIMA — Ohio Northern opened the spring portion of its 2014-15 schedule with a 9-0 victory over St. Mary's (Ind.) inside Saturday afternoon at the Westwood Tennis & Fitness Center.

The Polar Bears improve to 2-0, while the Belles fall to 1-2.

Senior Michelle Tuma and junior Meghan Letizia led ONU with a 8-3 win at No. 2 doubles and 6-0, 6-1 wins at Nos. 1 and 4 singles, respectively.

Junior Christina Corbean and sophomore Brittany Toney won 8-3 at No. 1 doubles and junior Taryn Stromback and freshman Lynn Kelly won 8-4 at No. 3 doubles.

Stromback won 6-2, 6-3 at No. 5 singles and Corbean had a straight set 6-4, 7-6(5) win at No. 2 singles.

Kelly and Toney won third set tiebreakers to win their matches at Nos. 3 and 6 singles. Kelly won 6-0, 4-6, 10-8 and Toney won 6-4, 1-6, 10-8.

The Polar Bears will host Kalamazoo (Mich.) Sunday at 3 pm at the Westwood Tennis & Fitness Center.

Ohio Northern 9, St. Mary's (Ind.) 0

Singles

1. Michelle Tuma (ONU) def. Kayle Sexton, 6-0, 6-1
2. Christina Corbean (ONU) def. Andrea Fetters, 6-4, 7-6(5)
3. Lynn Kelly (ONU) def. Shannon Elliott, 6-0, 4-6, 10-8
4. Meghan Letizia (ONU) def. Maddie Minaudo, 6-0, 6-1
5. Taryn Stromback (ONU) def. Bailey Oppman, 6-2, 6-3
6. Brittany Toney (ONU) def. Kelsey Kopf, 6-4, 1-6, 10-8

Doubles

1. Corbean/Toney (ONU) def. Fetters/Elliott, 8-3 
2. Tuma/Letizia (ONU) def. Sexton/Sam Satterblad, 8-3
3. Strombeck/Kelly (ONU) def. Minaudo/Jackie Kjolhede, 8-4