The Nebraska Wesleyan women's tennis team continued their dominance over the Great Plains Athletic Conference as they won the 2011 GPAC Postseason Tournament and qualified for the NAIA National Tournament. NWU defeated Hastings 5-1 in the semifinals then shutout Concordia 5-0 in the Championship match.
With the tournament championship, the Prairie Wolves earn a spot at the 2011 NAIA National Tournament starting May 17 in Mobile, Alabama.
Nebraska Wesleyan finished the 2011 season without losing a singles match against GPAC competition in the regular season and the postseason tournament.
In the semifinals against Hastings, NWU took two of the three doubles matches. Chelsea Henslee, Erica Dickmeyer and Terah Maloley won their singles matches to end the match at 5-1. Henslee won 6-1, 6-3 at No. 1 singles, Dickmeyer won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2 singles and Terah Maloley was a 6-2, 6-0 winner at No. 3.
Against Concordia in the championship match the Prairie Wolves won all three doubles matches. Maloley made quick work (6-0, 6-0) of her opponent at No. 4 singles and Hannah Husmann won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 5 singles to give NWU the victory.
The NWU women have now qualified for the NAIA National Tournament in four of the last five seasons.