Women's Tennis Competes at MVC Individual Championships

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Taylor Koehrsen defeated Rachel Gillespie of Evansville 6-3, 6-3 to take fifth place in flight six on Saturday.
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WICHITA, Kan. (Oct. 6) - The Creighton women's tennis team completed day two of the MVC Women's Tennis Individual Championship hosted by Wichita State Saturday.

After advancing to the semifinals Friday, sophomore Jennie Hartjes dropped her match to Melanie Delsart of Southern Illinois 6-0, 6-3. Hartjes will play in a third place match on Sunday.

Two CU sophomores earned singles victories on Saturday as Taylor Koehrsen defeated Rachel Gillespie of Evansville 6-3, 6-3 to take fifth place in flight six. In flight seven, Amanda Noonan knocked out Southern Illinois' Abigail Plecki in a third-set superbreaker 6-7, 6-3, 10-7.

Senior Anna Kirshenbaum and Hartjes lost a doubles semifinal match 8-3 to Northern Iowa in flight one. Wichita State then moved past the Jays to take the third place trophy, 8-1.

In a flight two semifinal, the Creighton tandem of Noonan and freshman Sam Anderson fell to a host team from Wichita State, 8-0. The Jays came up short to Illinois State in the third-place match, 8-1.

In flight three, Creighton junior Analese Snyder and freshman Karlin Naslund dropped a semifinal match to Wichita State, 8-1. In the third-place match Illinois State bested the Jays' tandem, 8-5.

 The Jays wrap up the individual tourney on Sunday.

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