Nebraska Wesleyan remained perfect in conference play as they held on for a 5-4 win over Concordia University in Great Plains Athletic Conference women's tennis action on Tuesday (Apr. 27).
The Prairie Wolves are now 10-9 overall and 6-0 in the GPAC to remain on top of the GPAC standings heading into their final weekend of action. NWU will play Morningside and GPAC leader Sioux Falls this Saturday in Sioux Falls, S.D.
After Concordia took two out of three doubles matches, NWU came back to win four of six singles matches.
The lone doubles victory for the Prairie Wolves came at No. 2 doubles where the tandem of Andrea Dasilva/Erica Dickmeyer won 8-6 over Francis/Ebert.
In singles play, Chelsea Henslee won convincingly at No. 1 singles, 6-3, 6-0, over Hannah Krueger. Erica Dickmeyer defeated Colleen Freudenberg, 6-2, 6-3 at No. 4 singles and Molly Andrews beat Sarah Ebert, 6-4, 6-4 at No. 5 singles. The other singles victory for the Prairie Wolves was at No. 6 where Vanessa Johnson beat Faith Ahlman, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4).
In both singles losses for NWU the matches went three sets. Terah Maloley fell, 6-1, 3-6, 7-10 at No. 2 singles and Andrea Dasilva lost 3-6, 6-3, 4-10 at No. 5 singles.