April 25, 2006
Lindsay Earns Fourth MIAA Player of the Week Honor
Courtesy of Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics AssociationLindsay, a 5-foot-5 senior from St. Joseph, Mo., helped the Bearcats to their first conference championship since her freshman season of 2003 by going 4-0 between singles and doubles at the MIAA Tournament in her hometown last weekend.
Bouncing back from missing the previous three matches with an injured ankle, Lindsay and partner Erica Ramirez (the No. 15 doubles team in the most recent Fila/ITA Division II rankings) started Saturday (April 22) with an 8-6 win over Natalie Villaflor and Lacey Luina of defending champion Emporia State in No. 1 doubles.
Lindsay then defeated ESU's Marcela Bayon in No. 1 singles, 6-3, 6-1, to help Northwest reach the finals with a 5-3 win over the Lady Hornets.
In the championship match, Lindsay and Ramirez posted an 8-6 win over Missouri Southern's Michelle Hall and Barb Gombosi before Lindsay claimed a 6-0, 6-1 singles victory over Hall as the Bearcats claimed the title with a 5-0 win. It was her 29th consecutive No. 1 singles win.
Lindsay, No. 33 in Division II singles according to the Fila/ITA ranking, is a graduate of Central High School.
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