DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Defiance College women's tennis team hosted Heidelberg University in a non-conference match and fell to the Student Princes by a match score of 9-0.
In doubles play, Defiance (3-8) had the closest match in the duo of senior Nicole Tank (Lincoln Park, Mich. /Roosevelt) and junior Colby Heeter (Bloomsburg, Pa. /Bloomsburg) at the third doubles spot. They finished behind their Heidelberg (1-0) opponent 8-5.
Freshman Hannah Hesterman (Archbold) and Tank battled all the way to three sets to determine the winner in the second and fourth singles spots, respectively. Hesterman finished 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (8-6) while Tank finished 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 1-0 (7-3).
The Yellow Jackets will return to action on Wednesday Sept. 30 when they travel to Anderson, Ind. to face Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Anderson (Ind.) University. The match is set to begin at 4:30 p.m.