Women's Tennis Shares G-MAC Title, 4-1

Women's Tennis Shares G-MAC Title, 4-1

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. 

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

Doubles

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.

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