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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


March 18, 2011

Northwest dominates Tigers for first MIAA win

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HAYS, Kan.-The Northwest Missouri State women's tennis squad had a big day on the road as the Bearcats dominated Fort Hays State 8-1 to win their first MIAA match of the season.

Northwest (2-3, 1-1 MIAA) swept the singles competition on the day. Northwest number one player Erika Leston won her match 6-0 and 6-1. Emily Hoffman also surrendered just one game in her match, winning 6-1, 6-0. Alexis Bartek won 6-4 and 6-0, while Sureena Weir was victorious 6-2 and 6-1. Rocio Fernandez and Ashleigh Kaberline won 6-1, 6-3 and 6-2, 6-4, respectively.

In doubles play, the team of Hoffman and Bartek won their match 8-2 while the team of Sureena Weir and Alison Wulff were also dominate, winning 8-1. The Tigers fall to 3-6 overall and 0-1 in the MIAA.

The women return to action on Sunday as they travel to Kirksville, Mo., to face Truman in an MIAA matchup along with the Bearcat men.

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

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