Bulldogs sweep doubles, topple Prairie Wolves

By Jacob Knabel on Mar. 28, 2018 in Women's Tennis

LINCOLN, Neb. – While matching up with Nebraska Wesleyan for the second time during the 2017-18 season, the Concordia University women’s tennis team produced a similar result. The Bulldogs swept through doubles action on their way to a 7-2 victory at Woods Tennis Center in Lincoln, Neb., on Wednesday (March 28).

Head coach Joel Reckewey’s squad has won four in a row and has moved to 9-5 overall. Concordia also defeated Nebraska Wesleyan by an 8-1 score back in October.

The Bulldogs were perfect in doubles thanks to the pairings of Annie Horn and Kirsten Wagner at No. 1, Lindee Schultz and Amanda VonSeggern at No. 2 and Claudia Miranda Viera and Katelinn Wurm at No. 3. The No. 3 doubles combo squeaked out a 9-8 (5) victory.

In singles action, Horn (No. 1), Miranda Viera (3), Alison Ebel (No. 5) and VonSeggern (No. 6) each came away victorious. All of the singles matches were pro sets. Miranda Viera and Ebel both won by convincing 8-1 scores. Horn, Miranda Viera and VonSeggern all went 2-0 on the day.

Former GPAC rival Nebraska Wesleyan fell to 3-18 overall. The Prairie Wolves were coming off a 6-3 win over Sterling College (Kan.).

Conference play is up next for the Bulldogs, who are slated to play at Doane (3-6, 0-0 GPAC) on Wednesday, April 4. First serve is scheduled for 4 p.m. CT from Crete.