Bulldogs men's and women's teams fall to Tabor College
The Concordia University, Nebraska, men's and women's tennis teams suffered a sweep in dual matches against Tabor College on Friday, March 23 in Salina, Kan.
Following Friday's competitions, the Bulldogs' men's squad is 2-2 this season, while the women's team is 0-2.
Men's Tennis: Tabor College 6, Concordia 3
The Bulldogs best performance of the day from junior Cole Egger (Galva, Iowa) as he tallied wins in both singles and doubles play. Eggar and partner, sophomore Michael McCartney (Davenport, Iowa) earned an 8-6 over Nathan Panttaja and Samuel Brucks in the third doubles slot.
Later, Egger rolled past Jakob Brucks in the fifth singles position, 6-1, 6-1. The Bulldogs' top player, senior Jeremy Jank (Hastings, Neb.) earned the final point for Concordia with a 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-7) win over David Simmet.
Women's Tennis: Tabor College 9, Concordia 0
Playing just their second match of the season, Bulldogs women's team was overmatched by Tabor. Sophomore Katelyn Koll (Wilber, Neb.) gave Concordia a strong effort at the No. 1 position, forcing Tabor's Amanda Faber into a tiebreak in the second set before succumbing, 6-1, 7-6 (4).
Koll and doubles partner junior Lindsea Vaudt (Kalispell, Mon.) were also close in the top doubles spot, pushing Tabor's Amanda Brown and Faber push falling, 8-6
The neutral site matchup is part of the Bulldogs three match trip to Kansas this weekend as Concordia will face McPherson and Kansas Wesleyan on Saturday, March 24.
23 March 2012