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Buccaneers Close Regular Season with Win at Lawrence

October 6, 2013 at 4:28 pm

2013 Women's Tennis SeniorsAppleton, WI -- The Beloit College Women's Tennis team closed out regular season play on Sunday with a 7-2 win over Lawrence University, completing a 1-2 weekend.

On Saturday at the Boylan Tennis Center in Rockford, the Bucs fell to St. Norbert College 9-0 and Grinnell College 8-1.

Against Lawrence, the #1 Doubles team of Trina Capelli and Courtney Yates and the #3 duo of Alex Hinck and Samantha Kinard gave Beloit a 2-1 lead heading to Singles.  Wins by Capelli (#1), Yates (#2), Hinck (#3), Maria Mears (#4) and Libby Storrick (#6) secured the season-ending victory, with Storrick's match going three sets and Mears' going three sets with a tie-breaker (7-2) in the third set.

On Saturday, Hinck scored the lone win of the day, winning in straight sets at #3 Singles against GC.

Seniors Hinck, Yates and Ariel Yang played their final regular season matches for the Bucs over the weekend.

Beloit now has plenty of time to rest and get ready for the Midwest Conference Singles and Doubles Tournaments.  The Doubles will be played on Saturday, October 19, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and the Singles on Sunday, October 20, starting at 8:00 a.m.  Both Tournaments will be played at the Nielsen Tennis Center in Madison.