Women's Tennis Wins At Alma, Earns Share Of Fifth Consecutive MIAA Title

Hope women's tennis players and coaches poses for a team photo by Alan Babbitt

The 32nd-ranked Hope College women's tennis team won at Alma College, 9-0, and claimed at least a share of a fifth consecutive MIAA championship on Tuesday.

The Flying Dutch (14-5 overall) raised their league record to 7-0 with today's regular-season finale against Adrian College remaining.

Hope clinched the top seed in next week's MIAA Tournament and will host a semifinal on Wednesday, May 1 against an opponent to be determined.

Against Alma, the Flying Dutch won four singles matches and two doubles flights without losing a game.

The Hope-Adrian match is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. at Etheridge Tennis Complex.


1. Claire Hallock (HOPE-W) def. Brooke Butterfield (ALMA-W) 6-0, 6-0

2. Amanda Bandrowski (HOPE-W) def. Abigail Davenport (ALMA-W) 6-0, 6-0

3. Sydney Jackson (HOPE-W) def. Caroline Ross (ALMA-W) 6-0, 6-0

4. Taylor LaBarge (HOPE-W) def. Lucy McCarthy (ALMA-W) 6-0, 6-1

5. Bailey Chorney (HOPE-W) def. Bernadette Garibay (ALMA-W) 6-0, 6-0

6. Erin LaBarge (HOPE-W) def. Emily McDonald (ALMA-W) 6-4, 6-0


1. Claire Hallock/Amanda Bandrowski (HOPE-W) def. Abigail Davenport/Brooke Butterfield (ALMA-W) 8-0

2. Sydney Jackson/Taylor LaBarge (HOPE-W) def. Caroline Ross/Lucy McCarthy (ALMA-W) 8-1

3. Bailey Chorney/Erin LaBarge (HOPE-W) def. Bernadette Garibay/Emily McDonald (ALMA-W) 8-0

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