The Flying Dutch clinched a share of their second straight MIAA championship by defeating visiting Albion 6-3 on Wednesday. Coach Adam Ford's Dutch are 7-0 in league duals with one match remaining. The Flying Dutch will go for an outright title on Saturday when they host Adrian. The MIAA championship is the 21st in school history and the third over the past five years. The Flying Dutch swept the three doubles matches before splitting the six singles. The victory gives Hope a 13-6 overall record.
SINGLES: 1. Carli Capestany (H) d. Marissa Cloutier 7-5, 6-2; 2. Katie Blumberg (A) d. Casey Baxter 1-6, 6-4, 10-8; 3. Heather Vogt (A) d. Anna Garcia 6-4, 2-6, 11-9; 4. Leah LaBarge (H) d. Marissa Messenger 6-3, 6-0; 5. Margaux Kabodian (A) d. Melissa Bieri 6-2, 6-1; 6. Andrea Pickelman (H) d. Leah Sauman 6-4, 6-0.
DOUBLES: 1. Capestany-LaBarge (H) d. Vogt-Kabodian 8-3; 2. Pickelman-Stephanie Huffman (H) d. Blumberg-Sauman 8-6; 3. Baxter-Garcia d. Cloutier-Messenger 8-4.