Hillsboro, Kan. – The Tabor College women's tennis team split its final two KCAC matches of the season this past Saturday as the Bluejays fell on the road to Bethany College before returning home to defeat Ottawa University.
Due to weather this spring the Bluejays were forced to play both matches this Saturday bringing its regular season schedule to a close.
Tabor opened the day with a morning match in Lindsborg, Kan. where the Lady Jays fell to Bethany College by the score of 8-1. The Lady Jays would return home later that day and gutted out a hard-nosed victory over Ottawa University by the score of 5-4.
Against Bethany Tabor's lone victory game at No. 1 singles as sophomore Rebecca Faber won a second set tiebreaker over Kierstyn Hansen 3-6, 6-4, (10-8). Sophomore Anna Friesen almost pulled off the victory at No. 2 singles as she fell in a second set tiebreaker to Kara Agamaite 3-6, 6-2, (5-10), while sophomore Krista Schmidt lost in a second set tiebreaker to Mackenzi Choitz 6-4, 4-6, (5-10) in No. 5 singles.
Against Ottawa the Lady Jays took two out of three doubles matches with the Faber and junior Katie Becker winning in the No. 1 slot, while Friesen and junior Karly Lindroth-Yates won in the No. 2 slot.
Tabor would split is six singles matches to come away with the one point victory. Faber earned the victory playing in the No. 1 slot, Friesen earned the victory playing in the No. 2 slot, and Becker ended things with a victory playing in the No. 4 slot.
Sophomore Marissa Hiett nearly gave Tabor a victory in her No. 5 singles match as she fell in three sets to Danoka Good 5-7, 6-2, 3-6.
With the win Tabor currently sits in fifth place in the KCAC standings.
Tabor (3-4 KCAC, 4-9 Overall) will now compete in the KCAC individual tournament Friday April 26, in Salina, Kan. Match times have yet to be determined.
Women's Results – Bethany College
# 1 Singles Rebecca Faber defeated Kierstyn Hansen 3-6, 6-4, (10-8)
# 2 Singles Anna Friesen lost to Kara Agamaite 3-6, 6-2, (5-10)
# 3 Singles Karly Lindroth-Yates lost to Monica Chapman 0-6, 0-6
# 4 Singles Katie Becker lost to Olivia Fabrizius 0-6, 5-7
# 5 Singles Krista Schmidt lost to Mackenzi Choitz 6-4, 4-6, (5-10)
# 6 Singles Amelia Fabrizius defeated Marissa Hiett 2-6, 2-6
Women's Results – Ottawa University
# 3 Doubles Krista Schmidt and Alexa Wilker lost to Peterson and Basley 2-8
# 1 Singles Rebecca Faber defeated Madelone Bellew 6-0, 2-6, 6-2
# 2 Singles Anna Friesen defeated Michelle Westerman 6-1, 6-2
# 3 Singles Karly Lindroth-Yates lost to Kamisha Perterson 4-6, 4-6
# 4 Singles Katie Becker defeated Ellen Agnew 7-5, 6-0
# 5 Singles Marissa Hiett lost to Danoka Good 5-7, 6-2, 3-6
# 6 Singles Alexa Wilker lost to Bekka Basley 1,6. 0-6
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|Sterling College Invitational|
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|(RV) Friends University||CST|
|Played at Ralph Wultz Riverside Tennis Center|
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|Hutchinson Community College|
|Hutchinson Community College|