Seniors Highlight Final Day at WMU Super Challenge
Seniors Maggie Remynse and Jill Pastunink each earned singles victories on Sunday, with Remynse winning the No. 6 singles back draw and Pastunink taking third place in the No. 4 singles back draw. Remynse completed a 2-1 weekend in singles play, finishing her fall season with positive momentum towards the spring campaign. Facing Marquette's Vanessa Foltinger, Remynse took the first set 6-4, but dropped the second to her opponent. Remynse outlasted Foltinger in the super-tiebreaker third set, defeating her 10-8 to claim the title.
Pastunink also finished the weekend on a victory, defeating Iowa State's Meghan Cassens in the third place match of the No. 4 singles back draw. Pastunink was in control throughout the match, downing her opponent 6-2, 6-4.
Elsewhere on the court, Nini Sujashvili played Louisville's Manuela Velasquez in the third-place match of the No. 3 singles match, but fell in a tight three-set match; Caroline Aleck fell in the No. 8 singles back draw final, losing to Bowling Green's Drew Fillis in another close three-set affair; and Kelsey King fell in the finals of the No. 7 singles draw, losing to Indiana's Jithme Jaywickerema.
No. 2 Singles
Rebecca Shine (UL) def. Kathleen Hawkins (WMU) 1-2, ret.
No. 3 Singles
Manuela Velasquez (UL) def. Nini Sujashvili (WMU) 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 (7)
No. 4 Singles Back Draw
Jill Pastunink (WMU) def. Meghan Cassens (ISU) 6-2, 6-4
No. 6 Singles Back Draw
Maggie Remynse (WMU) def. Vanessa Foltinger (Marquette) 6-4, 1-6, 1-0 (8)
No. 7 Singles
Jithme Jaywickrema (IU) def. Kelsey King (WMU) 6-1, 6-2
No. 8 Singles Back Draw
Drew Fillis (BGSU) def. Caroline Aleck (WMU) 1-6, 6-4, 1-0 (2)