NORTH CANTON, Ohio - With a win over the Hillsdale Chargers, the #65th ranked Walsh Cavaliers women's tennis team would clinch a share of the 2022 Great Midwest regular season title.
Walsh did exactly that with a 4-1 win over Hillsdale on Saturday (April 16) at North Canton Racquet Club.
Carla Padberg and Isabella Sanchez won at third doubles as the doubles point was tied 1-1 with the second doubles slot up for grabs. Shantala Uzcategui and Nicole Beidacki overcame four match points to win 7-6 (7-5) and give Walsh a 1-0 lead.
Uzcategui and Alexa Gamborino were three-set winners in second and third singles, respectively before Beidacko clinched the match at fourth singles.
|1. Sarah Hackman (HCW) def. Risako Umekuni (WAL-W) 6-3, 1-6, 7-5|
|2. Shantala Uzcategui (WAL-W) def. Libby McGivern (HCW) 3-6, 6-2, 6-4|
|3. Alexa Gamborino (WAL-W) def. Melanie Zampardo (HCW) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3|
|4. Nicole Beidacki (WAL-W) def. Canela Luna (HCW) 6-2, 6-0|
|5. Chiara Wolff (WAL-W) vs. Sophia Spinazze (HCW) 3-4, unfinished|
|6. Carla Padberg (WAL-W) vs. Ellie Chawner (HCW) 2-6, 0-1, unfinished|
|1. Sarah Hackman/Melanie Zampardo (HCW) def. Risako Umekuni/Alexa Gamborino (WAL-W) 6-3|
|2. Shantala Uzcategui/Nicole Beidacki (WAL-W) def. Canela Luna/Sophia Spinazze (HCW) 7-6 (7-5)|
|3. Carla Padberg/Isabella Sanchez (WAL-W) def. Libby McGivern/Ellie Chawner (HCW) 6-1|
Walsh will face Tiffin in the 2022 Great Midwest Tennis Championships on Friday (April 22), beginning at 5:00 PM Eastern in Owensboro, Kentucky.