Illinois College Athletics - Blueboys and Lady Blues

09/13/2017 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/13/2017 21:35

Big Blue Sweep Lady Blues in Non-Conference Match

Millikin came away with a 9-0 win over Illinois College at the Bellatti Tennis Complex on Wednesday night.

- The Illinois College women's tennis team was swept by Millikin University on Wednesday night, falling 9-0. The Lady Blues fall to 3-5 on the season ahead of two Midwest Conference matches this weekend.

Millikin jumped on Illinois College early, winning all three doubles matches in dominating fashion. The closest of the three doubles matches came at No. 1, where and lost to Molly Angell and Melissa Donovan, 8-2.

In singles, came the closest to earning the Lady Blues a point. The freshman took the first set from Danielle Beard at No. 5 singles, but Beard held on from there for a 3-6, 6-4, 10-3 victory. Hixson also performed well in the No. 1 singles match before succumbing to Morgan Bettner, 6-3, 6-2.

The Lady Blues return to the Bellatti Tennis Complex on Sept. 17 to take on Cornell College at 9 a.m. and Grinnell College at 1 p.m.