Ferris Finishes Third At GLIAC Tourney

Ferris Finishes Third At GLIAC Tourney

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University women's tennis team wrapped up action in the 2010 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament with a third-place overall finish on Sunday (Oct. 24) in Midland, Mich.

The Bulldogs, who entered Friday's opening round of the three-day event seeded third overall, posted a 5-1 win over four-seeded Wayne State in Sunday morning's third-place match at the tournament. 

FSU opened the tournament with a 5-2 win over sixth-seeded Michigan Tech on Friday (Oct. 22) prior to a narrow 5-4 setback versus number two seed Northwood in Saturday's (Oct. 23) semifinal round.

Ferris State captured two of the three doubles flights versus Wayne State on Sunday and then proceeded to win the first three completed singles matches en route to the victory.

The Bulldogs wrapped up the fall campaign with an 11-3 overall record and will resume their 2010-11 season in the spring.

The GLIAC Tournament was held at the Midland Community Tennis Center.

Ferris State 5, Wayne State 1
Oct 24, 2010 at Midland, Mich. (MCTC)

Singles competition
1. Alina Stanila (FS) vs. Sharon Gill (WS) unfinished
2. Amy Ingle (FS) vs. Kristina Goranskaya (WS) unfinished
3. Tiffany Rheynard (FS) vs. Milena Vuksanovic (WS) unfinished
4. Tabitha Simpson (FS) def. McCall Monte (WS) 6-2, 6-3
5. Melissa Flowers (FS) def. Debora Correa (WS) 6-0, 6-1
6. Natalie Diorio (FS) def. Jennifer Bradford (WS) 6-2, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Sharon Gill/Kristina Goranskaya (WS) def. Amy Ingle/Tiffany Rheynard (FS) 8-1
2. Alina Stanila/Melissa Flowers (FS) def. McCall Monte/Milena Vuksanovic (WS) 8-4
3. Tabitha Simpson/Natalie Diorio (FS) def. Jennifer Bradford/Jessica Kruczek (WS) 8-6