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Brittany Miller wins twice to lead women's tennis to 6-3 victory over Division II Walsh

By Andrew Korba

Sophomore Brittany Miller won two matches to lead the Ohio Northern women's tennis team to a 6-3 win over Division II Walsh on Tuesday evening at the ONU Sports Center.

With the win, the Polar Bears are now 12-3 on the season. The Cavaliers fall to 4-17 overall.

Miller teamed with sophomore Kristin Cellentani for an 8-4 victory at No. 2 doubles.

Miller also scored the match clinching win by a 6-1, 6-4 score at No. 5 singles.

"I took the court with the match tied at 3-3," Miller said. "I didn't think about the score at all. I just stuck to my game and didn't get too fancy with anything."

Freshman Christina Corbean won 7-6(5), 6-0 at No. 3 singles.

Junior Michelle Tuma scored a come from behind three set win at No. 1 singles by a 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 score.

Freshman Meghan Letizia won 6-2, 7-5 at No 4 singles and freshman Taryn Stromback won 6-3, 6-2 at No. 6 singles.

"We had some rough spots today," said head coach Scott Wills. "We kept of fighting and got the win. We will continue to elevate our game as the season moves forward."

Ohio Northern will return to action on Saturday when it hosts OAC foe John Carroll at 1 p.m.