Concordia drops neutral match versus Southwestern

By Jacob Knabel on Feb. 17, 2017 in Women's Tennis

FREMONT, Neb. – The Concordia University women’s tennis team came up empty in a 9-0 loss to Southwestern College (Kan.) in a match that took place in Fremont, Neb., on Friday evening. Third-year head coach Joel Reckewey’s squad will have another shot at its first win of the season on Saturday.

The Moundbuilders, a member of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference, win every set over the Bulldogs. At No. 2 singles, sophomore Katelinn Wurm narrowly dropped the first set before eventually falling while up against Anna Mankoski.

In addition to Wurm at No. 2, Concordia’s singles lineup included Annie Horn (No. 1), Katie Hertz (No. 3), Kirsten Wagner (No. 4), Kayla Smock (No. 5) and Anna Kenney (No. 6). In doubles play, Horn and Wagner teamed up at No. 1, Wurm and Kayla Smock collaborated at No. 2 and Angela Bell and Hertz partnered at No. 3.

The Bulldogs will turn around and host College of Saint Benedict (Minn.), a NCAA Division III member, at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday. The match will take place inside the Fieldhouse.