Mt Vernon – In its regular season final, the Central College women’s tennis team dominated Cornell College 9-0 on Sunday afternoon.
Central completes the regular season 12-11. In October 2010, the Dutch lost all five matches against the Rams.
“We looked great in doubles,” said the coach Rune Ferrell Said. “The Cornell Blocks came out on top in singles. We survived the storm and took care of them. We haven’t seen much better against them in a long time.”
The No. 1 and No. 2 singles matches went to the third set. Of the center Alyssa Luton (Sr., Angani, Sentinel HS) The winner was 1-6, 6-3, 10-6. Maddie Hartley (Sr., Clarinda) They are in second place with a score of 6-1, 4-6, 15-13.
“Maddie has a lot of three-setters this year, so it’s good to see her paying attention to the business,” Ferrell said. “Both players had match points throughout, and Maddie finally came out on top.”
Katie Larson (Sr., Fort Madison) Won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3, Alex Griggs (Jr., Knoxville) No. 4 won 6-4, 6-1. Alli Creeder (Second Year, Norwalk) They won at number five, 6-4, 6-1 Ashlyn Brant (Jr., Gliden, Carol HS) No. 6 won the singles 6-1, 6-1.
All three Central teams won 8-2. Luton and Hartley were in first place, as were Larson Jennifer Larson (Newcomer, Johnston) No. 2 and Griggs Jenna Hernandez (Second Year, Slater, Ballard HS) It was in the 3rd
Central is the second seed of the American Reverse Conference Tournament, which runs from April 29 to 30. The Dutch will play the winners of No. 3 Co College and No. 6 Wartburg College.
“Whoever we play for, we’re waiting for a chance to see if we can reach the final,” Ferrell said. This is an exciting time for our team.