HOLLAND, Mich. - The Kalamazoo College women's tennis team lost 5-1 at Hope in the MIAA Tournament championship match on Friday. The winner earns the league's automatic bid to the NCAA III Championships.
Hope proceeded to win three singles match to clinch the win. Maria Franco had split a pair of sets at number one (6-0, 3-6) before the match was decided.
Kalamazoo advanced to the tournament finals by defeating Calvin 5-1 in Grand Rapids on Thursday. The Hornets finished the season 11-10 overall after going 6-2 and finishing third in the MIAA.