HILLSDALE, Mich. -- The Purdue University Northwest women's tennis team dropped a 7-0 contest to Hillsdale College at the Margot V. Biermann Center on Sunday.
The Chargers (5-0) started the match sweeping all three doubles matches against the Pride (3-13) to start the match to go ahead 1-0. PNW tried to get back into the match in singles competition but Hillsdale captured the match at that point.
Freshman Patricia Dizon (Arlington Heights, Ill./St. Viator) almost forced a three-set tiebreaker but Hillsdale's Halle Hyman won the match, 6-2, 7-5. Sophomore Lena van Bergen (Wesel, Germany) nearly won the first set but Hillsdale's Sarah Hackman came out on top and won 7-5 and took the second, 6-0.
Sophomore Anna Wachowski (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central) won a game in each of her sets at No. 5 singles but Hillsdale's Madeline Bissett won in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1. van Bergen and Dizon picked up a game at No. 1 doubles but the duo dropped their match to Katie Bell and Hyman, 6-1.
Senior Cynthia Basu-Chavez (Merrillville, Ind./Merrillville) and junior Carolina Yepez (Guayaquil, Ecuador) were unable to win their match after winning a game at No. 2 doubles as the duo lost to Matthews and Bissett, 6-1. Freshman Kelli Canul (Munster, Ind./Munster) and Wachowski fell in their match at No. 3 doubles to Hillsdale's Sophia Spinazze and Julia Formentin, 6-1.
PNW returns to action Sunday, March 17 as the Pride host Midland (Neb.) with match time scheduled at 10 a.m. CT.
Hillsdale, Mich. (Margot V. Biermann Center)
Hillsdale 7, PNW 0
SINGLES -- 1. Sarah Hackman (HCW) def. Lena van Bergen (PNWWT) 7-5, 6-0; 2. Halle Hyman (HCW) def. Patricia Dizon (PNWWT) 6-2, 7-5; 3. Kamryn Matthews (HCW) def. Carolina Yepez (PNWWT) 6-0, 6-0; 4. Corinne Prost (HCW) def. Cynthia Basu-Chavez (PNWWT) 6-0, 6-0; 5. Madeline Bissett (HCW) def. Anna Wachowski (PNWWT) 6-1, 6-1; 6. Sophia Spinazze (HCW) def. Kelli Canul (PNWWT) 6-0, 6-0.
DOUBLES -- 1. Katie Bell/Hyman (HCW) def. van Bergen/Dizon (PNWWT) 6-1; 2. Matthews/Bissett (HCW) def. Basu-Chavez/Yepez (PNWWT) 6-1; 3. Spinazze/Julia Formentin (HCW) def. Canul/Wachowski (PNWWT) 6-1.