Women's Tennis moves to 2-0 in OAC with 7-2 victory at Mount Union

Women's Tennis moves to 2-0 in OAC with 7-2 victory at Mount Union

By Tim Glon

ALLIANCE — The Ohio Northern women's tennis team posted a 7-2 victory at Mount Union on Sunday afternoon.

The Polar Bears improve to 9-3 overall and are 2-0 in Ohio Athletic Conference action, while the Purple Raiders fall to 7-4, 1-1.

Freshman Lynn Kelly and junior Taryn Stromback got ONU off to a good start winning 8-3 at No. 2 doubles.

Senior Michelle Tuma and junior Meghan Letizia gave the Polar Bears a 2-1 lead after doubles play with an 8-2 win at the No. 3 spot.

Northern then won five of the six singles matches to ice the victory.

Letizia had the most impressive singles win, posting a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 4.

Kelly won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2, junior Christina Corbean won 6-2, 6-0 at No. 3, Stromback won 6-2, 6-0 at No. 5 and sophomore Brittany Toney won 6-3, 6-2 at No. 6.

The Polar Bears will return to action April 1 at Ohio Wesleyan.