Concordia women take two conference tilts

By on Apr. 23, 2016 in Women's Tennis

OMAHA, Neb. – The Concordia women’s tennis team competed in two GPAC competitions on Saturday, facing Northwestern College and Mount Marty College. The Bulldogs won both matches defeating the Red Raiders 6-3 and the Lancers 7-2.

Head coach Joel Reckewey said, “The women performed at a high level and had very focused doubles play. They got a really good lead and took the momentum into the singles matches and continued that level of play. We had a couple of great victories today to give us more confidence. I’m really proud of the girls.”

Concordia improves to 6-14 overall and 4-3 in the conference. Northwestern dropped to 4-12 overall and 2-5 in the league. Mount Marty is now 0-7 overall and in the GPAC.

Against the Red Raiders, the Bulldogs’ No. 1 and 3 doubles teams found victories. Hailey Lemos and Annie Horn defeated their opponents, 8-2 at No. 1. The No. 3 team, made up of Hannah Boe and Katie Hertz won 8-3.

Katelinn Wurm played at No. 3 singles and won in three sets 4-6, 7-6, 7-3. Horn, Boe and Kayla Smock all won their singles matches against Northwestern as well.

In the second match versus Mount Marty, two doubles teams competed and both went in favor of the Bulldogs. In singles action, Wurm and Boe were again victorious, Anna Kenney also topped her opponent at the No. 5 position. Hertz won by a forfeit.

The Concordia women’s tennis team will return to action on April 27 as it travels to Hastings. The match will be the last regular season match of the year.