AKRON, Ohio - Amanda Nilsson won in three sets at the No. 4 position over Nina Bertino, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5, and also won at the No. 3 double spot with Allison Motea, 6-4, to lead Oakland to a 4-3 come from behind win over Butler at the LaTuchie Tennis Center on Friday.
Despite Nilsson and Motea's win in doubles, Oakland trailed 1-0 entering singles play. Dasha Artamonova and Motea battled but fell in three sets at the No.1 and No. 2 slots respectively. However, the Golden Grizzlies rallied with wins by Alexandra Whall (No. 3), Sofia Borcuti (No. 5) and Marija Milic (No. 6) in addition to Nilsson's win to seal the win.
Oakland plays Akron on Saturday, Mar. 3 at 3 p.m.