Mar 20, 2017

Bruins Take Down Tigers in Non-Conference Match

A Winning Tradition

BEAVERTON, Ore. --- The George Fox women's tennis team bounced back Monday, as the Bruins took down Colorado College in a non-conference match, 6-3.

Recap:
It was competitive from the start as all three doubles traded points back and forth early on. Sarah Tuemmler and Andrea Motley were the first to finish, though, as they won No. 1 doubles by a score of 8-3. Catrina Kwong and Kristen Mock gave the Bruins their second point of the match with an 8-3 victory at No. 2 doubles. The Tigers managed to sneak a point away from the Bruins at No. 3 doubles with an 8-3 score.

The Bruins kept the momentum going in singles with the 2-1 lead after straight set wins at No. 2 singles and No. 3 singles. Colorado College kept things interesting with wins at No. 4 and No. 6 singles. Mock was crucial in her win at No. 5 singles battling back after dropping the first set 6-3. She rallied to take the next two with a 6-4, 1-0 (10-7) victory. Tuemmler also had a battle at No. 1 singles with a three set match. She went on to win 6-0, 3-6, 6-1.

What It Means:
The Bruins are now 5-5 on the season.

What Comes Next:
The Bruins will take a break from Northwest Conference action with four non-conference matches on the horizon. The first will take place Thursday, March 23, against New Paltz and Hope in Orlando, Florida.