The Nebraska Wesleyan women's tennis team defeated Hastings College, 6-3, on Saturday morning (Apr. 17) to improve to 5-0 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action and remain on top of the league standings. NWU did fall to Gustavus Adolphus, 9-0, later in the afternoon on Saturday.
The Nebraska Wesleyan men also played Hastings on Saturday morning at the Nebraska Tennis Center in Lincoln, but fell to the Broncos, 8-1.
For the Prairie Wolves women, they won only one of two doubles matches to fall behind at 1-2. The only win was at No. 3 doubles where freshmen Terah Maloley and Taylor Powers won 8-5.
In singles play, the Prairie Wolves won all but one match. The only loss was at No. 5 singles. The most competitive match was at No. 1 singles where Chelsea Henslee battled Erica Herrera of Hastings. Herrera won the first set 7-6 (7-5), but Henslee battled back to win the final two sets, 6-4, 10-8. Terah Maloley won at No. 2 singles, Andrea Dasilva won No. 3 singles, Erica Dickmeyer was the winner at No. 4 singles and Vanessa Johnson won No. 6 singles.
The Prairie Wolves had a hard time with Gustavus Adolphus in the second match as they fell 9-0.
The Nebraska Wesleyan men fell to 5-10 overall and 3-2 in the GPAC with the loss to the Broncos.
Ryan McCarty and Johnny Landell won the No. 3 doubles match, 9-7, for the Prairie Wolves lone win of the day.