09/13/2017 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/13/2017 21:35
Millikin came away with a 9-0 win over Illinois College at the Bellatti Tennis Complex on Wednesday night.
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.