Tech tennis goes 2-1 on Ohio road trip

CANTON, Ohio – The Michigan Tech women’s tennis team dropped a 6-3 decision at Walsh Sunday to wrap up a three-match road swing. The Huskies now sport a 2-4 overall record and identical GLIAC slate.

Natalia Lebedeva and Kwang Suthijindawong combined for an 8-6 victory at No. 1 doubles, but the Cavaliers claimed the other two spots by 8-1 scores for a 2-1 team lead after doubles.

For the first time this season, Lebedeva suffered a singles loss. Her match at No. 1 went to Walsh’s Sofya Logunova by a 6-3, 6-2 count.

Suthijindawong earned a 6-3, 6-3 win at No. 2 singles to improve to 5-0 on the year. Tech’s other point came off the racquet of Audrey Hutton, who played to a 6-1, 6-2 victory at No. 5.

WU earned straight set wins at flights 3, 4 and 6.

Saturday at Lake Erie, Tech earned a second straight 9-0 victory. With only four players, LEC forfieted matches at No. 3 doubles and Nos. 5 and 6 singles. The Huskies earned wins at all the other flights.

Friday, Tech earned its first victory of the season with a 9-0 sweep at Malone. The Huskies won at all three doubles and all six singles flights including a pair of three-set victories.

Michigan Tech will return home for a few days before more road matches at Ferris State and Grand Valley State Friday and Saturday, respectively.