SCORE: Grand Valley State Lakers 6, Northwood Timberwolves 1
RECORDS: Northwood (8-1, 8-0 GLIAC), Grand Valley State (8-1, 8-0 GLIAC)
LOCATION: Midland, Mich. – Greater Midland Tennis Center
RECAP: A key injury in doubles slows down Northwood in a 6-1 loss to Grand Valley State Sunday afternoon (October 21).
INSIDE THE MATCH
- Grand Valley State earned the doubles point with wins in two of the three matches. Northwood came out on top at the No. 1 position 6-1, while GVSU won 6-1 at the No. 3 slot. GVSU got the point thanks to winning by injury retirement in the No. 2 match.
- Without Northwood's No. 3 player, Kate Berestovenko, the Timberwolves were forced to shift their lineup up one slot from the third position through the sixth slot.
- GVSU was the better team in singels, winning five of the six matches.
- Carol Arnez-Mercado: 2-0 on the day
- The two teams now share the GLIAC title with the result today. GVSU will be the No. 1 seed in the upcoming GLIAC Tournament.
- The Timberwolves will begin play at the GLIAC Tournament Friday (October 26) against Saginaw Valley. Match time is set for 6:45 p.m. at the Greater Midland Tennis Center.