Women's team downs Doane, 7-2, but men fall to the Tigers, 6-3
In a Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) matchup, the Concordia University, Nebraska, women's tennis team defeated Doane College, 7-2. At the same time, the Bulldogs' men's team fell to the Tigers, 6-3, on Monday, April 23.
Following Monday's matches the women's team moved to 6-7 on the season and 2-2 in GPAC play. Doane, meanwhile, dropped to 3-8 overall and 2-4 in GPAC action.
The Concordia men's team dropped to 7-9 following the loss and 2-2 in GPAC matches. The Tigers' men's squad improved to 8-3 overall and 4-0 in GPAC play.
Women's Summary: Concordia 7, Doane 2
Sophomore Katelyn Koll (Wilber, Neb.) paved the way for the Bulldogs with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Jade Patterson at the top singles spot and an 8-2 win with junior Lindsea Vaudt (Kalispell, Mon.) at the top doubles slot over Patterson and Allison Pfeifer.
Concordia freshman Grace Hollenbeck (Wheat Ridge, Colo.) was equally impressive at the No. 4 singles position, defeating Doane's Candice Crider, 6-1, 6-0. Hollenbeck teamed with junior Mikaela Barz (San Antonio, Texas) to deliver an 8-1 defeat to Nicole Baranko and Jordan Lintt at the No. 2 doubles position.
Men's Summary: Doane 6, Concordia 3
Senior Danny Frastaci (Parma, Ohio ) and sophomore Nathan Wingfield (Greendale, Wis.) both earned straight set victories in singles play as Frastaci bested Sam Timpton, 6-3, 6-3 at the second singles position. Wingfield, meanwhile, posted a 6-4, 7-5 win over Chance Hohensee at the No. 3 slot.
Unfortunate the men's team were unable to break through in any other singles matches. Frastiaci was one half of the lone Concordia doubles team to secure a point as he and senior Jeremy Jank (Hastings, Neb.) downed Timpton and Muijj Ghani, 8-2 at No. 2 doubles.
The Bulldogs women's team returns to action on April 25 at 4 p.m. as Concordia faces Hastings College in Hastings, Neb. The following day, Concordia's men's squad faces Hastings on Thursday, April 26 at 4 p.m.
23 April 2012