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Women’s tennis drops close quarterfinal match

Women’s tennis drops close quarterfinal match

Southwestern opened the 2015 SCAC Women's Tennis Championship as the #5 seed and were narrowly defeated by Texas Lutheran University 5-1 in the first round Friday.

TLU took and important 2-1 lead after doubles. Kali Rose/Nicole Wilson earned the only win, defeating Brooke Taylor/Megan Ingram 8-5.

Julie Swets was in a battle in #1 singles but was eventually defeated 6-4, 6-4 and Marieke Visser fell 6-2, 6-1 in #2 singles. Nicole Wilson was edged out after winning the first set 4-6, falling 6-1, 6-2 to end the match for the Pirates.

Southwestern falls to 11-7 after the loss and drop into the consolation bracket. They face Centenary College on Saturday at 9 am at East View High School. 

Singles competition

1. Sofia Vega (TLU-WOM) def. Julie Swets (SUWTN) 6-4, 6-4

2. Allison McLain (TLU-WOM) def. Marieke Visser (SUWTN) 6-2, 6-1

3. Caitlin Zarr (TLU-WOM) def. Nicole Wilson (SUWTN) 4-6, 6-1, 6-2

4. Brooke Taylor (TLU-WOM) vs. Emilie Moeller (SUWTN) 6-3, 4-6, 5-5, unfinished

5. Joni Baxley (TLU-WOM) vs. Kali Rose (SUWTN) 4-6, 6-0, 0-0, unfinished

6. Megan Ingram (TLU-WOM) vs. Virginia Stofer (SUWTN) 1-6, 2-2, unfinished

Doubles competition

1. Sofia Vega/Allison McLain (TLU-WOM) def. Julie Swets/Emilie Moeller (SUWTN) 8-0

2. Kali Rose/Nicole Wilson (SUWTN) def. Brooke Taylor/Megan Ingram (TLU-WOM) 8-5

3. Caitlin Zarr/Joni Baxley (TLU-WOM) def. Maranda Kahl/Virginia Stofer (SUWTN) 8-5