Men's Tennis Advances To GLIAC Semifinals With 5-1 Win Over Tiffin

Austin Woody went 2-0 on the day for the Timberwolves
Austin Woody went 2-0 on the day for the Timberwolves

OVERVIEW – TIFFIN

SCORE: 
Northwood Timberwolves 5, Tiffin Dragons 1
RECORDS: Northwood (10-10), Tiffin (15-8)
LOCATION: Midland, Mich. – Greater Midland Tennis Center
RECAP: Sixth-seeded Northwood defeated No. 3 seed Tiffin 5-1 in the opening round of the GLIAC Tournament Friday night (April 21).

INSIDE THE MATCH

  • Northwood got off to strong start, winning the first two doubles matches of the day. NU picked up an 8-4 victory at the No. 1 slot and an 8-3 win at the No. 2 position.
  • The Timberwolves were on-serve in the No. 3 doubles match trailing 7-6, but the Dragons broke serve to cut the advantage down to 2-1 heading to singles.
  • Northwood kept the momentum going into singles, taking three matches in straight-sets to close out the victory.
  • The remaining three matches were then suspended when the team result was decided.

TOP PERFORMERS

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will take on No. 2 seed Grand Valley State in the semifinals Saturday (April 22). First serve is set for 3:45 p.m.