ATLANTA – The Case Western Reserve University women's tennis team took two-of-three doubles matches and five-of-six singles points improving to 11-2 on the season with a 7-2 dual match win over Huntingdon College (Ala.) on Sunday, March 11 at the Blackburn Tennis Center.
Junior Erika Lim (Fullerton, Calif./Fullerton Union), ranked No. 2 individually in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central region, was a winner at first singles, improving to 15-6 overall by defeating Taylor Clark by a 6-3, 6-1 tally. Junior Emily Pham (Mason, Ohio/William Mason) won her matchup at No. 3 beating Hannah Still by a 6-4, 6-2 count. Freshman Alexandra Lim (Fullerton, Calif./Fullerton Union) won due to retirement by her opponent at No. 4, while junior captain Kathleen Evers (Cincinnati, Ohio/Mount Notre Dame) was victorious at No. 5 via a 6-1, 6-1 score versus Christian Vick and sophomore Bianca Patel (Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore) defeated Micaela White at No. 6 in straight sets by a 6-1, 6-2 mark.
In doubles play, the Lim sisters, ranked No. 7 in the Central region, led off at No. 1 with an 8-1 win versus Still and Christian Vick. Huntingdon took a point at No. 2 doubles, but Pham and freshman Marianne Bonanno (Clayton, Ohio/Northmont) teamed up to defeat HC's Taylor Clark and Hannah Creamer by a score of 8-5.
The Spartans will continue their southern spring trip on Monday, March 12 against Principia College (Ill.) at 9:00 a.m. followed up by a 3:00 p.m. match with Oglethorpe University (Ga.).