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Buccaneers Go 2-1 on Weekend Against MWC Foes

September 29, 2013 at 1:31 pm

Maria MearsBeloit, WI -- The Beloit College Women's Tennis team went 2-1 on Saturday and Sunday against Midwest Conference competition, defeating Cornell College 6-3 and Monmouth College 9-0 on Saturday before falling to Carroll University 6-3 on Sunday.

Against Carroll in an MWC North Division match at the Strong Courts, the Bucs got a win at #3 Doubles by Alex Hinck and Samantha Kinard to trail 2-1 heading into Singles play.  But only Courtney Yates at #2 Singles and Maria Mears at #4 could pull out victories for the final score.

On Saturday at Monmouth, Beloit first took care of Cornell, with Mears and Libby Storrick winning at #2 Doubles and Hinck and Minard taking the #3 match.  Yates (#2), Mears (#4), Hinck (#3) and Storrick (#6) then took care of four of the six Singles matches for the win.  They followed that up with a shutout of the host team.

Back on Wednesday the Buccaneers fell to undefeated UW-Whitewater 9-0 in Whitewater.

Beloit has five days before getting back on the court in the last weekend of the regular season.  They host St. Norbert College at 9:00 a.m. and Grinnell College at 3:00 p.m. Saturday before traveling to Appleton to take on Lawrence University in a noon match.