The Valparaiso University women’s tennis team finished play Saturday at the Flames Invitational in Chicago, Ill. The Crusaders began play yesterday, Friday, Sept. 23, and won three opening round matches before winning a pair of additional matches on Saturday to finish the weekend off.
How It Happened
- The doubles team of junior Kathleen Hebble (Sellersburg, Ind./Silver Creek) and senior Paige Heuer (Munster, Ind./Munster) won both their matches Friday in two rounds of play for the Crusaders. The pair defeated Natalie Grieve and Alexi Loomis from Cardinal Stritch University 7-5. For the next match, the duo defeated Bianca Zuzu and Miranda Rodriguez from UIC, 7-5, to finish the day 2-0.
- Hebble came back from a first set defeat today of 2-6, to win her next two seats and win the consolation final of her bracket, 6-2 and 10-7 against Livia Hollosy from CSU.
- Sophomore Halle Roach (Libertyville, Ill./Libertyville) defeated Jessica Pool of CSU 6-1 and 6-2 to win the consolation final in her bracket today.
- For Valparaiso on Friday, sophomore Randi Wind (Park Ridge, Ill./Maine South) won her match against Jessica Pool from CSU, 6-3 and 6-4.
Valpo travels to Western Michigan on Friday, Oct. 7 for the start of the Bronco Invitational. Play is slated to take place from Friday through Sunday.