Franklin tops women's tennis in HCAC opener

Franklin tops women's tennis in HCAC opener

LEXINGTON, Ky. –The Transylvania University women's tennis team fell to Franklin College Saturday in its Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener at Sayre Tennis Complex.

The Grizzlies gained momentum early by sweeping the doubles matches before singles play.

Claire Mielcarek and Franklin's Melissa Sanders battled it out in No. 1 singles, but Sanders edged out Mielcarek for the win.

Franklin went on to win the remaining singles matches. The Pioneers host HCAC foe Earlham College Wednesday.