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Bulldogs Women’s Tennis Team Advances to KCAC Semifinal

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By: McPherson College Athletics

 

SALINA, Kan. (macbulldogs.com) — The McPherson College Bulldogs women’s tennis team took care of business on Wednesday (Apr. 26), beating Evangel University 4-0 in the quarterfinals of the KCAC tournament at the Genesis Health Club in Salina, Kan.

The Bulldogs won the doubles point thanks to a pair of convincing victories by Camila Sanchez and Vanessa Hofer, and Kayla Ortiz and Maddie Dobson.

Grace Maxey kept the day going, cruising to a 6-0, 6-1 win in #2 singles, then Hofer gave the Bulldogs a 3-0 advantage with a 6-4, 6-2 win. Sanchez wrapped up the win, knocking off Abigail Chaney 6-3, 7-5.

Full Results:

Doubles

1. Maxey/Maples (MC) vs. Chaney/Chaney (EU) – 4-3 unfinished

2. Sanchez/Hofer (MC) def. Federski/McAfee (EU) – 6-1

3. Ortiz/Dobson (MC) def. Phipps/Peters (EU) – 6-0

Singles

1. Camila Sanchez (MC) def. Abigail Chaney (EU) – 6-3, 7-5

2. Grace Maxey (MC) def. Rachel Chaney (EU) – 6-0, 6-1

3. Vanessa Hofer (MC) def. Lola Federski (EU) – 6-4, 6-2

4. Kendra Maples (MC) def. Maddeline Peters (EU) – 6-1, unfinished

5. Kayla Ortiz (MC) vs. Alexia Phipps (EU) – 2-0, unfinished

Up Next:

The Bulldogs advanced to the KCAC semifinal to take on top-seeded Southwestern Friday (Apr. 28) at the Kossover Tennis Center in Topeka, Kan.

Quoting Coach:

“Our girls went out and took care of business today!” head coach Keiran President said. “We had some good matches and saw some improvements from the last time we played them in the regular season. Looking forward to playing Southwestern in the semifinals on Friday.”