Sep 07, 2015
The Teams: Earlham and Capital. The Quakers come into the contest with an 0-1 record having fallen at Marietta to open the season last Sunday. The Crusaders have not played a match this season, but finished last year with a 3-11 record.
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. Rob Postma enters his sixth season leading Capital.
The Players: Senior Jordyn Grimes and sophomore Lexi Aligrabes played first and second singles respectively against Marietta. Aligrabes came close to taking the first set against the Pioneers, falling 7-5 to her opponent, Elyssa Ackerman. Ashlin Gable is the top returner for Capital having played first singles a season ago.
Coverage: Follow @EarlhamQuakers on Twitter for updates on the match.
Up Next: Earlham continues its road trip as the Quakers open Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) play at Manchester on Saturday. The match is scheduled to begin at noon.