Sports, Tennis

Knights win four IIAC home matches

Jenny Dallenbach

The Wartburg women’s tennis team had a busy week of matches with their first on Tuesday against IIAC opponent Dubuque, which they won 9-0.

No. 1 singles player Jenny Dallenbach won her match 6-0, 6-2 and at the No. 2 spot in singles play, freshman Michelle Davis won her match 6-2, 6-0.

In doubles play the No. 1 team of Davis/Evans won 8-1.

On Saturday, the Knights played a doubleheader match against two IIAC opponents, Simpson and Central.

Wartburg defeated Simpson 9-0 in the first match of the day.

Jenny Dallenbach won her singles match 6-0, 6-1 defeating Tiffany Bost.

The doubles team of Davis and Evans defeated Simpson’s Bost and Allison 8-5.

Wartburg then faced Central which they won 7-2. Dallenbach defeated Angie Allgood 6-0, 6-4.

On Sunday the Knights faced another IIAC opponent, Buena Vista, in Waverly. They won that match 9-0.

The Knights will face Loras in their regular season finale Wednesday at home at 4 p.m.

No matter the result of that match, Wartburg will finish third in the IIAC standings and will compete in the IIAC team championships, featuring the top six teams in the conference, Oct. 5 in Iowa City.

The IIAC individual championships will take place Oct. 12 in Cedar Rapids.

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IOWA CONFERENCE WOMEN’S TENNIS STANDINGS
Coe (7-0, 8-1)
Luther (6-1, 10-1)
Wartburg (4-2, 8-3)
Simpson (4-3, 8-5)
Central (3-4, 8-4)
Buena Vista (2-5, 4-7)
Dubuque (1-6, 4-7)
Loras (0-6, 1-12)

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