KOHLER, Wis. – Concordia University Wisconsin won a doubles match, but was unable to rally in singles competition against Edgewood College at the Northern Athletics Conference Tournament on Friday morning, dropping a semifinals dual 5-1.
The pairing of sophomore Catherine Schotte (Pratt, Kan.) and sophomore Kristine Weber (Rochester Hills, Mich.) cruised to an 8-0 victory to give the Falcons (10-8) the first point of the dual. CUW's No. 1 and 2 doubles combination battled hard, but fell 8-5 and 8-2 to fall behind 2-1 heading into singles.
During singles play Schotte and junior Jaclyn Ward (Franklin, Wis.) were able to stay competitive, but both fell.
EC's Shae Beckwith was victorious in No. 1 singles play to end the match in the Eagles favor. The Falcons, 10-1 last Fall, were winless this Spring in eight competitions.
No. 1. Beckwith/Olsen (EC) def. Harrington/Spransy (CUW) 8-5
No. 2. Storbakken/Boone (EC) def. Ward/Milner (CUW) 8-4
No. 3. Schotte/Weber (CUW) def. Lorenz/Cihlar (EC) 8-0
No. 1. Shae Beckwith (EC) def. Meagan Harrington (CUW) 6-1, 6-2
No. 2. Julie Spransy (CUW) vs. Laura Olsen (EC) unfinished
No. 3. Taylor Storbakken (EC) def. Jaclyn Ward (CUW) 6-3, 6-3
No. 4. Phoebe Milner (CUW) vs. Kristen Boone (EC) unfinished
No. 5. Carolyn Lorenz (EC) def. Catherine Schotte (CUW) 6-2, 6-4
No. 6. Kristine Weber (CUW) vs. Jessica Cihlar (EC) unfinished