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Cardinals dominate Arrows for first win of 2021

File Photo from 2019-20
File Photo from 2019-20

PEPPER PIKE, Ohio – The Saginaw Valley State University women's tennis team picked up its first win of the season and first under Head Coach Ryan Ruzziconi, topping Ursuline College in a nonconference match Sunday at the Mayfield Racquet Club in Pepper Pike, Ohio.

The Cardinals swept all the doubles and singles contests, allowing just one doubles game win for the Arrows. The win moves SVSU to 1-4 to start the season.

Match results:

No. 1 Singles: Sara Neves (SVSU) def. Madison Hite (UC) 6-0

No. 2 Singles: Joanne Gao (SVSU) def,. Megan Fortney (UC) 6-0

No. 3 Singles: Chelsea Dzenga (SVSU) def. Elizabeth Weber (UC) 6-0

No. 4 Singles: Gyselle Daza Gutierrez (SVSU) def.  Makaila Williford (UC) 6-0

No. 5 Singles: Nicole Johnson (SVSU) def. Bea Torres-Fults (UC) 6-0

No. 6 Singles: Adiya Young (SVSU) def. Alexandra Pignatello (UC) 6-0

No. 1 Doubles: Chelsea Dzenga / Sara Neves (SVSU) def. Madison Hite / Megan Fortney (UC) 6-1

No. 2 Doubles: Joanne Gao / Nicole Johnson (SVSU) def. Elizabeth Weber / Makaila Williford (UC) 6-0

No. 3 Doubles: Adiya Young / Gyselle Daza Gutierrez (SVSU) def. Bea Torres-Fults / Alexandra Pignatello (UC) 6-0


The Cardinals return to action at Cornerstone University at 5 pm Friday in Grand Rapids, Mich.