DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance women's tennis team fell in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup with Transylvania, Ky. Saturday morning at the George M. Smart Center. The Yellow Jackets dropped a 7-2 decision.
The Yellow Jackets (2-11, 1-5 HCAC) were led in the match by the #1 doubles team of junior Hannah Hesterman (Archbold) and junior Cayla Walker (Archbold). The duo gave DC the early 1-0 advantage claiming the match 8-0. However, Transylvania would go on to win two and three doubles to take the 2-1 lead into singles action.
Hesterman led Defiance in singles action defeating Mary Grace Amato of Transylvania 6-3, 6-1 to capture the Yellow Jackets final point of the match.
Defiance returns to action Wednesday, October 11 as they play host to Shawnee State. Match time starts at 4:00 p.m.