A long, tough weekend through some of the GLIAC's toughest venues wrapped up for the Hillsdale College tennis team Sunday afternoon.
The Chargers fell to 0-4 on the season with an 8-1 loss to Grand Valley State. Hillsdale has played four of the top five teams in the GLIAC - according to last year's standings - in the season's first four matchups. Hillsdale will play its home opener Friday afternoon against Ohio Dominican University. Hillsdale's four opponents thus far - Ferris State, Grand Valley State, Northwood and Wayne State - had a combined 2012 record of 76-23.
The lone winners for Hillsdale in this match were the Delp sisters, who were victorious at No. 1 doubles by an 8-3 score. Morgan and Sydney have a 3-1 record this season for the Chargers.
Complete match results can be found below.
Grand Valley State 8, Hillsdale College 1
Sep 15, 2013 at Grandville, Mich. (Ramblewood Tennis & Health Club)
|1. Kali Phillips (GV-W) def. Morgan Delp (HC) 6-1, 6-4|
|2. Lexi Rice (GV-W) def. Sydney Delp (HC) 6-4, 6-1|
|3. Niki Shipman (GV-W) def. Dana Grace Buck (HC) 6-4, 6-0|
|4. Leah Dancz (GV-W) def. Lindsay Peirce (HC) 6-2, 6-1|
|5. Carola Orna (GV-W) def. Jada Bissett (HC) 6-1, 6-0|
|6. Morgan Patterson (GV-W) def. Sarah Krizman (HC) 6-2, 6-1|
|1. Morgan Delp/Sydney Delp (HC) def. Lexi Rice/Carola Orna (GV-W) 8-3|
|2. Leah Dancz/Kali Phillips (GV-W) def. Rachel Blaauw/Lindsay Peirce (HC) 8-2|
|3. Niki Shipman/Morgan Patterson (GV-W) def. Dana Grace Buck/Jada Bissett (HC) 8-2|
|Hillsdale College 0-4|
|Grand Valley State 4-1|