Tabor tennis splits with Lindenwood

The Tabor College tennis teams hosted Lindenwood Saturday.

The women earned an 8-1 victory, while the men lost, 6-3.

“I was pleased with our performance,” coach John Ruder said. “Lindenwood’s men were a strong team. Our players never gave up and continued to fight to the end of the match.

“The women came out of the gate and took care of business. I was pleased with the effort and attitude of both teams.”

Coming—Tabor will host Central Christian today at 4 p.m. and will compete at Barton Community College March 16 at 11 a.m.

Tabor tennis

Vs. Lindenwood (March 4)

Lindenwood 6, TC men 3

Singles (2-4). No. 1: Illia Filanchuk (T) def. Gian Muscolino 5-7, 7-6, 13-11. No. 2: Angel Miguel (T) def. Rory Cunliffe 6-3, 7-6. No. 3 Anton Sopin (T) lost to Sahill Yadar 6-1, 6-2. No. 4 Jaime Sanchez (T) lost to Lucas Roman 6-0, 6-1. No. 5 Fran Gallinal (T) lost to Guastavo Furukawa 6-4, 6-1. No. 6 Jeff Pritchard (T) lost to Basile DeRaemy 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles (1-2). No. 1: Filanchuk/Sopin (T) def. Muscolino/DeRaemy 8-6. No. 2 Miguel/Gallinal (T) lost to Cunliffe/Furukawa 8-2. No. 3 Sanchez/Pritchard (T) lost to Roman/Yadar 8-3.

Record: 0-4 overall.

TC women 8, Lindenwood 1

Singles (5-1). No. 1: Jessica Emoto (T) def Teah Flynn 6-1, 6-0. No. 2 Naima Mexsen (T) def. Daniella Merchan 6-1, 6-2. No. 3 Heidi Klaassen def. Jarana Kasovic 6-0, 6-2. No. 4 Tessa Isaac (T) def Alissa Wiemann 7-6(5), 6-2. No. 5 Lindsey Stroud (T) lost to Janaki Kamalanalhan 8-4. No. 6. Celeste Worthy won by default.

Doubles (3-0). No. 1: Emoto/Hiett (T) def. Kasovic/Wiemann 8-2. No. 2 Fujioka/Klaassen (T) def. Flynn/Merchan 8-4. No. 3 (T) won by default.

Record: 3-1 overall.