Senior Kelsey Schendel capped her career by posting a 6-3, 6-1 in singles play against Carleton on Sunday in Northfield.
Cobbers Come Close In Finale
Courtesy of GoCobbers.com, Release: April 20, 2008
Opponents Website: Carleton Women's Tennis
Match Results: Carleton Box Score - Now Online!
Date: April 20, 2008
Start Time: 2 p.m.
Individual Match Results:
Ashley Leister/Melanie Gail (CC) 9-8
Hannah Clemons/Sarah Wehrly (CAR) 8-6
Lyndsi Tufte/Amy Freeman (CC) 8-5
Concordia College 5-12/1-9 MIAC
NORTHFIELD, Minn. (4/20/08)-- Concordia finished off the 2008 season by falling to Carleton 6-3 in Northfield on Sunday. The loss snaps the Cobbers' two-match winning streak.
Concordia finishes off the year with a 5-12 overall record and a 1-9 mark in conference play. The Knights are now 6-9 overall and 4-5 in the MIAC and still have a chance to make the conference playoffs.
The Cobbers received singles wins from senior Kelsey Schendel and freshman Melanie Gail. Schendel posted a 6-3, 6-1 win at No. 6 singles. It was the 20th singles win of her career. She also finishes the 2008 season with a 7-8 overall mark and a 4-4 record in conference play. Both win totals are the tops in a single season for her four-year career. Gail caps her outstanding first season by winning her 11th singles match of the year. She is now 11-6 overall and 5-5 in the MIAC. The 11 singles wins is the most by any individual Concordia tennis player since the 1995 season.
The other win for Concordia against Carleton came from the No.2 doubles team of Mollie Miller and Anna Matetich. The pair recorded an 8-6 win to earn their fifth straight doubles victory. They end the year with the best mark of any CC doubles tandem. The two went 6-4 on the year since being paired together at the beginning of March.