Women's tennis pick up second straight HCAC win, with 7-2 victory at Defiance

Women's tennis pick up second straight HCAC win, with 7-2 victory at Defiance

DEFIANCE, Ohio—The Transylvania University women's tennis team picked up its second consecutive Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference win Saturday with a 7-2 win over Defiance College at the George M. Smart Center.

The Pioneers gained momentum early, sweeping the doubles matches to take a 3-0 lead. 

Claire Mielcarek and Megan Dixon took No. 1 doubles 8-1, as Lilli Williams and Madison Miles picked up an 8-6 win. Jessica Shotwell and Jenna Nidiffer closed out doubles play with an 8-2 win over Defiance's Nicole Tank and Colby Heeter.

Mielcarek made quick work in singles play notching a 6-0, 6-1 win. Miles, Shotwell and Myriah Porter also picked up win in singles play helping the Pioneers to the win.

The Pioneers host Berea College Sunday at 12 p.m.