Sep 15, 2015
The Teams: Earlham and Transylvania. Earlham enters the match with an 0-2 record having fallen at Manchester to open conference play. The Pioneers dropped their conference and season opener to Franklin on Saturday.
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. Chuck Brown is in 16th season leading the Transylvania tennis programs.
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.
Coverage: Follow @EarlhamQuakers on Twitter for updates on the match.
Up Next: Earlham returns home for its next five contests beginning with matches against Anderson and Wittenberg this Saturday.