Rachael Miller wins deciding match to lead women's tennis
Monday, March 03, 2014 4:48 PM
TAMPA (Fla.) -- Sophomore Rachael Miller won the deciding match at No. 5 singles in a tiebreak to lead the Ohio Northern women's tennis team to a 5-4 win over St. Benedict (Minn.) on Tuesday.
Northern improves to 4-1 on the season, while the Blazers drop to 7-2.
With the match knotted at 4-4, Miller came back to win 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(4) to give the Polar Bears the win.
ONU trailed 2-1 after doubles action, as junior Kristin Cellentani and sophomore Meghan Letizia got the Polar Bears on the board with a 8-1 victory at No. 3 doubles.
In singles play, sophomore Christina Corbean and Letizia both won 6-3, 7-5 at No. 1 and No. 4 singles, respectively.
Sophomore Taryn Stromback also won 6-2, 3-0 (retired) at No. 2 singles.
Ohio Northern will return to action on Tuesday, when it faces off against Moravian (Pa.) at 8 am.