Crusaders Drop Dual Match at Wayne State
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Crusaders Drop Dual Match at Wayne State
Sophomore Kathleen Hebble won in straight sets Tuesday at Wayne State. (Michael Micek)

Sophomore Kathleen Hebble (Sellersburg, Ind./Silver Creek) improved to 2-1 in singles play Tuesday with a straight-set win at No. 2, but Wayne State protected its home court with an 8-1 victory in Detroit.

The Warriors got out to a 3-0 lead with a sweep in doubles play. 

Meg Modesto (Chesterton, Ind./Chesterton) and Cary Milanes (Miami, Fla./Miami Palmetto) fell 8-1 opposite Dasha Kuznetsova/Liv Peisachovitz at No. 1.

WSU's Alex Poissant and Andreea Mitrache doubled up Hebble and Paige Heuer (Munster, Ind./Munster), 8-4, at the No. 2 flight. 

Freshmen Halle Roach (Libertyville, Ill./Libertyville) and Randi Wind (Park Ridge, Ill./Maine South) gave Ashley Walker and Lauren Hughes a tight match at No. 3 before the latter recorded an 8-6 victory.

Mitrache opened singles play with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Modesto at No. 1.

Hebble's 6-3, 6-4 triumph against Poissant at No. 2 put the Crusaders on the scoreboard. 

Kuznetsova defeated Milanes 6-4, 6-3 in their match at No. 4.

Heuer and Piesachovitz battled to a first-set tiebreaker. Piesachovitz edged out Heuer, 7-5, in it before taking the second and decisive set, 6-3.

Julia Kamenko provided Wayne State with its seventh point at No. 5, downing Roach, 6-0, 6-1.

Astrid Ciellza and Wind rounded out singles play at No. 6. Ciellza posted a 6-3, 6-0 win to set the final score.

The Crusaders will have a quick turnaround as they prepare for the two-day UIC Invitational this weekend in Chicago. Play begins Friday morning at the Flames Outdoor Courts.