Women's Tennis Comes Back To Defeat Albertson As Younger and Gilbert Win Late Singles Matches

SALEM, OR - The Willamette University women's tennis team won two of three doubles matches, then used the singles victories of Meg Gilbert and Becca Younger to take a 5-4 win over Albertson College Friday at the Courthouse Tennis Center.

Albertson won the No. 1 doubles match and took singles victories at No 1 and No 2 singles. But the Bearcats came back for the victory.

Alaine Anderson and Becca Younger took the No. 2 doubles match, 8-3. Meg Gilbert and Sarah Potts put the Bearcats in front with an 8-1 victory at No. 3 doubles.

After Albertson came back to take the match lead, Hannah Johnson evened the score at No. 3 singles, 6-1, 6-0. Younger won at No. 4 singles, 6-1, 6-4. Finally, Meg Gilbert got the clinching victory at No. 6, winning 6-0, 6-1.

Willamette 5, Albertson 4
Courthouse Athletic Club
March 18, 2006

SINGLES:
Kyla Westerberg (AC) def Tiffany Kam 6-3 6-4
Anna Moylan (AC) def Alaine Anderson 6-2 3-6 (10-7)
Hannah Johnson (W) def Katie Webster 6-1 6-0
Becca Younger (W) def Mariah Armstrong 6-1 6-4
Karin Huyastida (AC) def Sarah Potts 7-6 (0) 6-3
Meg Gilbert (W) def Kathleen Kuehn 6-0 6-1

DOUBLES:
Westerberg/Moylan (AC) def Johnson/Kam 8-3
Anderson/Younger (W) def Webster/Armstrong 8-3
Gilbert/Potts (W) def Hayashida/Kuehn 8-1