Women's Tennis Hosts Defiance Wednesday

Women's Tennis Hosts Defiance Wednesday
RICHMOND, Ind. – The Earlham College women's tennis team is hosting Defiance tomorrow at 4 p.m. as the Quakers look to gain their first win of the season at the Earlham Tennis Courts.

The Teams: Earlham (0-4), Defiance (1-6).The Quakers come in to this match after falling to Anderson last Saturday and look to rebound this week with a win over Defiance. Defiance enters the match up on a two-game losing streak.

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. Tyler Ault is in his 3rd year as head coach at for the Yellow Jackets. As astudent-athlete Ault holds the men's tennis win record from the program at 102.

The Players: Senior Jordyn Grimes and sophomore Lexi Aligrabes continue to play first and second singles for the Quakers this season. The Yellow Jackets are led by the play of freshman Hannah Hesterman and senior Haley Kuhlman who both won their singles match against Transylvania last Saturday.

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

Up Next: The Quakers will host Franklin and Berea on Sept. 26 to close out their home stand.