September 11, 2009

Tennis Falls to Lake Superior State, 6-3

SAULT ST. MARIE, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University tennis team fell on the first stop of their Northern Michigan road trip today (Sept. 11) to Lake Superior State University, 6-3.

The Cardinals were led by Yunjiao Shangguan who defeated Ingrid Pflieger 6-3, becoming the first #1 single player for SVSU to win in the Upper Peninsula since 2003. She also picked up a win at #1 double when she teamed up with Debra Hammond for an 8-4 victory. The Cardinals other victory came when Cortney Heileman defeated her opponent 6-2, 7-5.

With the loss Saginaw Valley falls to 0-2 overall on the season and 0-2 in the GLIAC, while Lake Superior State improves to 2-0 on the season and 1-0 in the GLIAC. The Cardinals will return to the court on Saturday (Sept. 12) when the travel to Michigan Tech for an 11:00 am match.