HAYS, Kan. – The Fort Hays State women’s tennis team ended their 2019 regular season with a 5-2 loss at home to Missouri Western. With the loss, the Tigers end with an 0-8 conference mark and 3-10 overall. The Griffons improve to 10-12 overall with a 1-7 MIAA mark after picking up their first conference win today.
In singles play, the Tigers picked up two wins as Natalie Lubbers defeated Mireia Birosta in a 6-1, 6-0 win at the No. 2 position. Macy Moyers claimed her win in the No. 5 position over Erica Dunn with a 3-6, 6-1, 10-8 decision. The Griffons claimed three singles wins over the Tigers to help secure their lead.
In doubles play, the Griffons sealed their win as they claimed two of the three, with the Tigers taking one doubles competition. The Tigers lone win in doubles play came in the No. 2 position as Moyers and Ellea Ediger took a 6-2 win over Erica Dunn and Birosta. For the Griffons, in the No. 1 position Joanna Abreu Roman and Karolina Strom earned a 6-1 win over Lindell and Natalie Lubbers. Rounding out doubles play was a 6-3 decision for the Griffons as Federica Salmaso and Bojana Vuksan claimed a victory over Laura Jimenez-Lendinez and Nicole Lubbers.