Hillsboro, Kan. – The Tabor College women's tennis team suffered a one-point loss on the road Saturday in Winfield, Kan. as the Lady Jays fell to the Moundbuilder by the score of 5-4. On Monday Tabor however got back on track defeating McPherson College 5-0 which resulted in a forfeit by the Bulldogs.
The two-match split leaves Tabor tied for fifth place in the KCAC standings with a record of 2-3 in conference play and 3-8 overall.
Against Southwestern a loss by default at No. 3 doubles and No. 6 singles proved to be the difference in the match as the Lady Jays could not overcome a two point advantage despite winning four of its seven matches it competed in.
In singles sophomore Rebecca Faber earned a three-set tie break victory over Melissa Roetzer 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) at No. 1 singles, while Friesen won in straight sets at No. 2 singles, and junior Katie Becker earned a straight set victory at No. 4 singles. Losses at No. 3 and No. 5 singles however put an end to the Lady Jays bid for a victory on the day.
Against McPherson College the Bulldogs only had three players and were forced to forfeit the match before it even started. With a win in hand both teams played an eight game pro set with the results listed below.
Next up the Lady Jays will travel to Lindsborg, Kan. to take on the KCAC preseason favorite Bethany College Swedes Saturday April 20, with match time set for 10 a.m.
Women's Results – Southwestern College
# 3 Doubles lost by default
# 1 Singles Rebecca Faber defeated Melissa Roetzer 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)
# 2 Singles Anna Friesen defeated Kelsey Smith 6-4, 6-4
# 3 Singles Karly Lindroth-Yates lost to Sara Peck 2-6, 2-6
# 4 Singles Katie Becker Defeated Abby Gengler 6-1, 6-3
# 5 Singles Marissa Hiett lost to Haley Porter 6-7 (5-7), 1-6
# 6 Singles lost by default
Women's Results – McPherson College
# 1 Singles Rebecca Faber defeated Kara Wright in singles 8-2
# 2 Singles Anna Friesen defeated Ashlee Allmon in singles 8-5
# 3 Singles Katie Becker defeated Robin De Young in singles 8-1
|(RV) Tabor at||51|
|Fort Hays State University||86|
|Tabor at||No Team Score|
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