Tigers Top Midland for First Win of Season

The Doane women's tennis team picked up their first win of the season on Wednesday, topping Midland Lutheran College, 5-4. The Tigers and Warriors split singles action with the Tigers winning two of the three doubles matches.

In singles play, Karlee Long defeated Lexi Laursen, 6-4, 6-1, at No. 1. Andy Johnson dropped her match at No. 2, 6-0, 6-4, to Nellie Buchta. Jailyn Hagaman won at No. 3 over Ali Fuerst, 6-2, 6-1.

Kendra Bender dropped her match at No. 4 to Heidi Renter, 7-5, 7-5. Jordan Lintt lost at No. 5 to Marcy Lieneman, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5. Clara Staudenmaier won at No. 6 over Alyssa Mummey, 6-1, 6-4.

At No. 1 doubles, Long and Bender defeated Laursen and Lieneman, 8-3. Johnson and Hagaman lost at No. 2, 8-5, to Buchta and Fuerst. Lintt and Staudenmaier won at No. 3 doubles over Renter and Mummey, 8-6.