Tigers ready for spring season
Author: Wendy Reid
Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 12:39 PM
HOMEWOOD-FLOSSMOOR, Ill. – The No. 14 Olivet Nazarene University women’s tennis team opened up the spring half of their split-season with a dominating win over Lindenwood University-Belleville (Ill.) on Friday, Feb. 15 at the Homewood-Flossmoor Racquet and Fitness Club. The Tigers took the match 9-0.
Freshman Serephine Buchmann (Illnau, Switzerland) and senior Ashlan Allison (Anderson, Ind.) teamed up in the doubles to win 8-2 in the No. 1 spot, while juniors Aziza Butoyi (Burundi, Bujumbura) and Tifanny Aguirre (Bogota, Columbia) captured the No. 2 spot 8-0.
In singles, Buchamann defeated Lindsey Waters 6-0, 6-1 in the top spot, while senior Taylor Stephens (Ada, Mich.) downed Jordyn Guzman 6-2, 6-2. Junior Lindsey Peterson (New Castle, Penn.) won 6-1, 6-2 over Laura Knysak in the No. 3 spot and Aguirre defeated Brooke Brandley 6-0.
The Tiger return to action on Monday, Feb. 18 at 4:30 p.m. (EST) at NCAA Div. III No. 10 DePauw University (Ind.).