Women’s tennis blanks Buena Vista

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by Brock Borgeson, sports editor

STORM LAKE, Iowa – After winning only one head-to-head matchup in the last three contests, the women’s tennis team took out its frustrations in a 9-0 thrashing of Buena Vista (0-5, 0-3) on Saturday.

Simpson (5-3, 3-3) got walkover wins in both singles and doubles play at the No. 6 and No. 3 spots respectively to help the cause. 

Liz Nimmo improved to a team best 5-3 in a spotless 6-0, 6-0 win over Sabrina Manezero in the No. 5 spot.

Cassidy Bierbrodt and Michelle Hartmann won 8-0 in doubles play to augment their doubles record to a team-best 5-3.

Other results:

Singles Play:

1. Kelli Ehrhardt def. Tarynne Kinghorn (6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 10-8

2. Michelle Hartmann def. Emma Hartz (6-2, 6-0)

3. Kelli Greiner def. Madison Gierstorf (4-6, 6-1, 10-8)

4. Cassidy Bierbrodt def. Rica Mizero (4-6, 6-3, 10-6)

Doubles Play:

1. Kelli Ehrhardt/Kelli Greiner def. Tarynne Kinghorn/Rica Mizero (8-2)

Simpson travels to Grand View to take on the Vikings on Thursday, Oct. 1. First serve set for 3:30 p.m.