Crusader Women Drop HL Match at Detroit
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Crusader Women Drop HL Match at Detroit

In their first of three consecutive road matches, the Crusader women fell to Horizon League foe Detroit by a score of 6-1.

Detroit swept the doubles competition, defeating the No.1 doubles pairing of Kristin Zakiewicz (Bristol, Ind./Northridge) and Kaitlyn Hamel (Lakewood, Colo./Green Mountain) 8-3, and the No.2 doubles pairing of Michele Fredlake (South Bend, Ind./Saint Joseph’s) and Angelina Goheen (Aurora, Ill./Rosary) 8-0. The No.3 doubles contest was retired after the doubles point was decided.

Detroit went onto increase its advantage in the match to 6-0 and looked to sweep the singles competition, before falling at No.6 singles. Detroit did not have a competitor at No.6 singles, giving Morgan Paras (Indianapolis, Ind./Bishop Chatard) the victory by default. Valparaiso’s play was highlighted by Paige Heuer (Munster, Ind./Munster), the team leader in singles victories. Heuer was able to take two matches in both the first and second sets in No.3 singles, before falling 6-2, 6-2.

Valparaiso (1-4 Horizon) continues its road trip Sunday afternoon with a Horizon League match at Oakland (1-5 Horizon). The match is slated for a 3:30 p.m. start.