LINCOLN, Neb. – Tabor College (Kan.) won every single match with the exception of No. 2 singles during action inside the Abbott Sports Complex in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday. The Concordia University women’s tennis team fell by an 8-1 score while up against the Bluejays (1-1), a member of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Head coach Joel Reckewey’s squad remains in search of its first win of the 2017 season.
Though the team scored was lopsided, the Bulldogs got a win from junior Annie Horn at No. 2 singles and contested several other singles bouts closely. Katie Hertz (No. 4) and Kayla Smock (No. 6) both fell by scores of 9-7 in pro sets. Katelinn Wurm (No. 3) and Kirsten Wagner (No. 5) also made strong pushes before being defeated. The No. 1 spot was held down by Alison Ebel.
Tabor swept through doubles, winning by scores of 8-2 at No. 1, 8-3 at No. 2 and 8-2 at No. 3. Concordia’s doubles teams consisted of Horn and Wagner at No. 1, Smock and Wurm at No. 2 and Ebel and Lindee Schultz at No. 3.
The Bulldogs will play three days in a row next weekend. Up next is Friday’s home match versus Kansas Wesleyan University (1-1). First serve inside the Walz Fieldhouse is set for 10 a.m. CT.