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Gilley, Leeper lead way at Anderson

ANDERSON, IND. – The senior duo of Kara Gilley (Plymouth, Ind.) and Brandy Leeper (Bremen, Ind.) guided Manchester University in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference dual play Wednesday, Oct. 2.

Gilley and Leeper each recorded singles' wins. Gilley, improving to 3-6, battled past Anderson University's Courtney Postmus in three sets (6-1, 2-6, 6-2), while Leeper, moving over .500 (5-4), dispatched the Ravens' Sylvia Schering in straight sets (6-2, 6-2). They also teamed up for a 9-8 whiteknuckler over Postmus and Ashley Millikan for two of three Spartans' doubles' points.

The home team managed the key 5-4 win due to a sweep of three through six singles and a win at number three doubles. MU (3-7 overall, 2-4 HCAC) picked up its final point with the number two doubles combo of senior Abby Berry (Huntington, Ind.) and sophomore Megan Buckner (Muncie, Ind.) gaining an 8-3 decision.

Manchester University continues its conference slate Saturday, Oct. 5, hosting Mt. St. Joseph at 2 p.m.