Hawkins' Win Highlights Day at Wolverine Invitational
After bad weather moved singles play indoors on Saturday afternoon, the reigning MVP of the Broncos and MAC All-Tournament team member picked up a win against a quality Big Ten opponent. Hawkins was sharp in her win over Iowa Caitlin Hindmarsh, defeating her 6-4, 6-2 in a strong display.
The Broncos faced a difficult field on Saturday, taking on opposition from Utah, Iowa, and reigning national champion Florida. Jill Pastunink and Kelsey King had a good showing in doubles play against Iowa's Hindmarsh and Morvan McCulloch, holding close with the Big Ten foes before falling 8-5. Pastunink also had a difficult match-up in her singles match, but stayed tight with Florida's Caroline Hitimana before falling 6-1, 6-4.
Caitlin Hindmarsh/Morvan McCulloch (Iowa) d. Jill Pastunink/Kelsey King (Western Michigan), 8-5
Joanna Smith/Desirae Krawczyk (Arizona State) d. Kathleen Hawkins/Caroline Aleck (Western Michigan), 8-3
Caroline Hitimana (Florida) d. Jill Pastunink (Western Michigan), 6-1, 6-4
Kathleen Hawkins (Western Michigan) d. Catilin Hindmarsh (Iowa), 6-4, 6-2
Annette Dohanics (Iowa) d. Caroline Aleck (Western Michigan), 6-2, 6-2
Christina Harazin (Iowa) d. Kelsey King (Western Michigan), 6-2, 6-1