NEW ALBANY, Ind. – The top-seeded IU Southeast women's tennis team overcame a 4-1 deficit to win its 15th-straight KIAC Tournament championship over No.2 seed Brescia on Saturday.
The Grenadiers (12-2) did not continue their winning ways during doubles. The No. 3 doubles team of Katherine Clark/Maddie Ikerd picked up an 8-1 victory over LeAnne Myers/Emily Hellinger but the No.1 team of Katie Walsh/Whitney Batliner fell 8-6 and Ashley Bunch/Katie Morrison lost 8-5.
Katherine Clark won the first set of her match against Emily Hellinger 6-3, but fell behind 4-3 in the second set. She rallied to win the final three games of the set to win the match 6-3, 6-4.
With the win, the Grenadiers advance to the NAIA Tennis National Championships in Mobile, Ala. in May 2014.
-- article courtesy of IU Southeast
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