SALINA, Kan. – The women’s tennis team was handed an 8-1 loss Wednesday afternoon. Concordia faced Kansas Wesleyan University on the Coyotes home outdoor courts. The Bulldogs fall to 1-9 this season while the Coyotes improve to 1-3.
Head coach Joel Reckewey said, “The women had a tough competitive match today. It was a struggle for us because it wasn’t on our home court and it was the first time this season that we have played outdoors. There was a few adjustments we needed to make. Overall, I’m pleased with how the girls are competing.”
The lone victory for the Bulldogs came from Katie Hertz who played in the No. 6 position in the singles matches. She defeated her opponent 6-4, 6-1. Kayla Smock was in the No. 5 spot and was closely defeated in a competitive match 6-2, 2-6, 11-9.
Annie Horn and Katelinn Wurm were paired up at the No. 1 doubles position and were topped 8-2. In the No. 2 spot, Alison Ebel and Hannah Boe suffered an 8-3 loss while Anna Kenney and Elizabeth Phillips dropped an 8-4 match, slotted No. 3 in doubles action.
The Bulldogs will face Friends University tomorrow in their three-day trip in Kansas and Oklahoma. The match is slated to begin at 3 p.m.