Women’s tennis team starts season with 9-0 setback

Women’s tennis team starts season with 9-0 setback

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – The Olivet College women's tennis team opened its 2017-18 season with a tough 9-0 loss to Lawrence Technological Institute today at the Southfield Tennis Courts in Southfield.

THE BASICS                                                    
Final Score:
Lawrence Tech 9, Olivet 0
Location: Southfield Tennis Courts; Southfield, Mich.
Records: Lawrence Tech 1-2 overall, Olivet 0-1 overall


  • The Blue Devils had little trouble winning all three doubles flights, winning 8-1, 8-2 and 8-4.
  • Lawrence Tech also won six singles matches, including five in straight sets.

FOR THE COMETS            

  • The closest match for Olivet came at the No. 3 flight by senior BreAnne Rudlaff. She won the first 6-4 before dropping a 6-2 decision for the second set. A tiebreaker was used to determine the third set, which her opponent won 10-7.


  • Olivet travels to play Holy Cross (Ind.) College next Sunday, Sept. 10. First serve against the Saints is scheduled for noon.