Women's Tennis falls to top-seeded John Carroll 5-1 in the finals of the OAC Tournament

Women's Tennis falls to top-seeded John Carroll 5-1 in the finals of the OAC Tournament

By Tim Glon

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MASON — The Ohio Northern women's tennis team fell to John Carroll 5-1 in the finals of the 2017 Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament Saturday afternoon at the Lindner Family Tennis Center.

The second-seeded Polar Bears end their season with a 22-5 record.

The top-seeded Blue Streaks (16-9) earn the league's automatic bid into the NCAA III Tournament/end their season at 115-10.

Seniors Christina Corbean (Dayton/Oakwood) and Brittany Toney (Greenwood, Ind.) won 9-8(10-4) at No. 2 doubles to grab Northern's lone doubles court.

John Carroll won Nos. 1 and 3 doubles, then won the first three singles decisions at 1, 2 and 3 to claim the match.

Ohio Northern played in the OAC Tournament finals for the 14th time in the 16-year history of the event.

Corbean was leading in her No. 4 singles match 4-6, 6-3, 2-0 when John Carroll clinched the match with its fifth team point.