Ebel, Hertz win doubles; Bulldogs fall to Prairie Wolves

By on Apr. 12, 2016 in Women's Tennis

SEWARD, Neb. – The Concordia women’s tennis team faced Nebraska Wesleyan University in its last home match Tuesday afternoon. The Prairie Wolves came out on top, defeating the Bulldogs 8-1.

Concordia drops to 13-3 overall and 1-2 in the GPAC. Nebraska Wesleyan, currently tied for second in the conference, improve to 8-9 overall and 3-0 in the GPAC.

Head coach Joel Reckewey said, “The women faced a tough opponent today. Nebraska Wesleyan is very experienced group, they finished second in the conference last year. We knew they would be tough. I liked the way we competed in doubles. We got a very tough, hard fought victory at No. 3 doubles. Across the board I’m happy with how the girls competed.”

At the No. 3 doubles, Alison Ebel and Katie Hertz won a close, back and forth 9-8, 7-2 match. Hailey Lemos and Annie Horn played at No. 1 and were defeated 8-1. At the No. 2 position was Katelinn Wurm and Hannah Boe who were topped 8-3.

The Bulldogs will return to action this Friday. Concordia will travel to Fremont to face Midland University for a 4 p.m. start time.