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Women’s Tennis Splits with NACC Foes Saturday

Mouna Chahin's win in #5 singles against MSOE was a big highlight of the day (photo credit: Judith Rackow).
Mouna Chahin's win in #5 singles against MSOE was a big highlight of the day (photo credit: Judith Rackow).

CHICAGO, Ill. – The Illinois Tech women's tennis team (8-2, 4-2 NACC) took on two Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) opponents on Saturday, hosting Edgewood College and Milwaukee School of Engineering at XS Tennis. After falling to Edgewood (6-2, 6-0 NACC) 6-3 in the morning, the Scarlet Hawks downed MSOE (4-7, 3-3) in the afternoon by a 9-0 score.

The Day's Highlights

  • In the morning, Weronika Halicka and Morgan Colbert were dominant. The tandem won 8-3 in #1 doubles before each winning in singles. Halicka was a 6-0, 6-0 victor over Sydney Verbauwhede, while Colbert won 6-4, 7-3 over Alyssa Carew.
  • #6 singles was a close decision, as Tech's Allison McKenny was edged out by EC's Jaclyn Swift 6-3, 2-6, 2-10
  • All three doubles tandems were victorious against MSOE, with Halicka and Colbert winning 8-1 in the first spot. In singles, Halicka and Colbert were both 6-0, 6-0 winners.
  • Mouna Chahin was a big winner in singles as well, defeating MSOE's Lean Becker 6-0, 6-2 in #5. Kylie Hance (#4) and Sarah Oshana (#6) were both 6-3, 6-1 winners over their opponents.

Up Next

  • The Scarlet Hawks will be at home once again on Saturday, as Tech will host both Lakeland University (10:00 a.m.) and Marian University (2:00 p.m.) at XS Tennis.