TC tennis 1-5 for week

Jessica Emoto returns the ball during her singles match against Bethel Saturday. Emoto lost the match, 6-2, 2-6, 4-6. Janae Rempel / Free Press

The Tabor College tennis teams faced three KCAC schools last week.

Tabor began the week at Bethany Monday and had mixed results. The women defeated the Swedes, 8-1, but the men lost, 9-0, to a Beth?any team ranked eighth in the NAIA Top 25 poll.

Tabor faced Bethel and Kansas Wesleyan Saturday.

Both teams lost to Bethel. The men lost, 9-0, while the women suffered their first KCAC loss of the season, 7-2, to a Thresher team receiving votes in the Top 25 poll.

The Bluejays lost hard-fought, 5-4 battles to Kansas Wesleyan in their second outings of the day Saturday.

Coming?Tabor was scheduled to host McPherson Monday. The Bluejays will travel to Southwestern Thursday for matches beginning at 3 p.m. and will host Ottawa Saturday at noon.

Tabor tennis

Kansas Wesleyan (April 11)

Kansas Wesleyan 5, Tabor men 4

Singles (3-3). No. 1:?Luis Navarrete (T) lost to Samir Lopez 6-1, 6-0. No. 2: Harry Faber (T) def. Lee Mendez 7-6(6), 6-4. No. 3: Jared Friesen (T)?lost to Mitchell Byers 6-1, 6-0. No. 4: Stephen Wilson (T) def. Daniel Railsback 6-1, 6-2. No. 5: Jeff Pritchard (T)?lost to PJ Delaney 6-4, 7-5. No. 6: Aram Najar (T) def. Eiam Kahmeyer 4-6, 6-1 (10-4).

Doubles (1-2). No. 1: Navarrete/Faber lost to Mendez/Lopez 8-4. No. 2:?Friesen/Wilson def. Railsback/Kahmeyer 8-4. No. 3:?Pritchard/Najar lost to Byers/Delaney 8-6.

Record: 0-4 KCAC, 1-13 overall.

Kansas Wesleyan 5, Tabor women 4

Singles (1-6). No. 1: Jessica Emoto (T) def. Djurdina Urhovac 3-0 (injury). No. 2:?Becky Faber (T) def. Amber Zimmerman 7-6(2), 7-5. No. 3: Heidi Klaassen (T)?lost to Cassidy Cook 6-3, 6-0. No. 4: Celeste Worthy (T) lost to Heather Koester 6-1, 6-3. No. 5: Kiana Fujioka (T) def. Taylor Noel 7-6(2), 6-1. No. 6: Krista Schmidt (T) lost to Brenda Sanchez 6-2, 6-3.

Doubles (1-2). No. 1: Emoto/Faber def. Urhovac/Zimmerman 8-5. No. 2: Klaassen/Fujioka lost to Cook/Koester 8-2. No. 3:?Schmidt/Stroud lost to Noel/Sanchez 8-2.

Record: 2-2 KCAC, 8-7 overall.

Bethel (April 11)

Bethel 9, Tabor men 0

Singles (0-6). No. 1:?Luis Navarrete (T) lost to Logan Palenske 6-0, 6-0. No. 2: Harry Faber (T)?lost to Jesse Voth-Gaeddert 6-1, 6-1. No. 3: Jared Friesen (T) lost to Chris Soasalu 6-0, 6-1. No. 4: Stephen Wilson (T) lost to Davian Lightbourne 6-1, 6-2. No. 5:?Jeff Pritchard (T)?lost to Jensen Kingsley 6-0, 6-2. No. 6: Aram Najar (T)?lost to Preston Gapter 6-4, 1-6 (11-9).

Doubles (0-3). No. 1: Navarrete/Faber lost to Palenske/Voth-Gaeddert, 8-0. No. 2:?Friesen/Wilson lost to Soasalu/Lightbourne 8-1. No. 3: Pritchard/Najar lost to Kingsley/Shima 8-0.

Record: 0-3 KCAC, 1-12 overall.

Bethel 7, Tabor women 2

Singles (1-6). No. 1: Jessica Emoto (T) lost to Bree Honer 2-6, 6-2, 6-4. No. 2: Becky Faber (T) lost to Allie Hipp 6-1, 6-1. No. 3:?Heidi Klaassen (T)?def. Madelyn Weaver 2-6, 7-5, 6-0. No. 4: Celeste Worth (T)?lost to Rachel Herzong 6-2, 6-4. No. 5: Krista Schmidt (T)?lost to Ashley Suhr 6-0, 6-0. No. 6: Lindsey Stroud (T)?lost to Rachel Shogren 6-4, 6-2.

Doubles (1-2). No. 1: Emoto/Faber def. Weaver/Hipp 9-8 (7-2). No. 2: Klaassen/Worthy lost to Honer/Herzog 8-0. No. 3: Schmidt/Stroud lost to Rogers/Buzbee 8-3.

Record: 2-1 KCAC, 8-6 overall.

Bethany (April 6)

Bethany 9, Tabor men 0

Singles (0-6). No. 1:?Luis Navarrete (T) lost to Juan Mateus 6-1, 6-0. No. 2: Harry Faber (T) lost to Michiel Van Den Bogaert 6-3, 6-0. No. 3: Jared Friesen (T) lost to Bruno Campos 6-0, 6-0. No. 4: Stephen Wilson (T) lost to Dujoh Ollivierre 6-1, 6-0. No. 5: Jeff Pritchard (T) lost to Thomas Mayberry 6-3, 6-0. No. 6: Aram Najar (T) lost to Josh Meier 6-3, 2-6 (11-9).

Doubles (0-3). No. 1: Navarrete/Faber lost to Raga/Van Den Bogaert 8-0. No. 2: Friesen/Wilson lost to Mateus/Campos 8-0. No. 3: Pritchard/Johnson lost to Olliviere/Mayberry 8-0.

Record: 0-2 KCAC, 1-11 overall.

Tabor women 8, Bethany 1

Singles (5-1). No. 1: Jessica Emoto (T) def. Juliana Bezerra 6-0, 6-0. No. 2: Becky Faber (T) def. Mackenzi Choitz 6-3, 6-4. No. 3: Heidi Klaassen (T) def. Amelia Fabrizius 6-3, 6-2. No. 4: Celeste Worthy (T) lost to Kittey Edwards 7-6 (7-4), 6-3. No. 5: Kiana Fujioka (T) def. Kayla Frank 6-4, 6-1. No. 6: Krista Schmidt (T) def. Michelle Rambo 6-3, 2-6 (12-10).

Doubles (3-0). No. 1: Emoto/Faber def. Bezerra/Frank 8-3. No. 2: Klaassen/Fujioka def. Choitz/Fabrizius 8-4. No. 3: Schmidt/Stroud def. Edwards/Rambo 8-2.

Record: 2-0 KCAC, 8-5 overall.

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