Women's Tennis Opens Season at Marietta Tomorrow

Women's Tennis Opens Season at Marietta Tomorrow
RICHMOND, Ind. – The Earlham College women's tennis team opens its 2015 campaign with an 11 a.m. match at Marietta (Ohio) tomorrow (Sunday).

The Teams: Earlham and Marietta. Earlham finished the 2014 season with a 2-9 record having defeated Defiance and Miami-Hamilton. Marietta, an Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) member, is 0-1 on the season having lost to Thomas More 7-2. The Pioneers were 4-13 last year.

The Coaches: Earlham is led by first-year head coach Justin Roe. A graduate of Keuka College, Roe guided the men's program to a third-place finish in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) last spring. The Quakers advanced to the HCAC Tournament finals. Mike Carpenter is in his fourth year as head coach at Marietta.

The Players: Senior Jordyn Grimes returns to the squad having played fifth singles for the Quakers a season ago. Junior Carey Becker is the top returner for the Pioneers. She played second singles last season.

Coverage: Follow @EarlhamQuakers on Twitter for updates on the match.

Next Up: Earlham hits the road for a match against Capital (Ohio) on Sept. 9. The match is slated to begin at 3:30 p.m.