SMSU TENNIS: SMSU earns fourth straight win on Monday

OCEASNSIDE, Calif. – The Southwest Minnesota State women’s tennis team recorded its fourth straight victory on Monday afternoon with a 6-3 victory over the University of Saint Katherine (Calif.)

SMSU remains perfect on its spring trip and is now 11-8 overall. The Mustangs conclude the trip today with a 7 p.m. CDT match at Whittier College (Calif.)

In Monday’s match, the Mustangs won all three doubles matches. Fatima Murphy and Paige Janka won at No. 1 by a score of 8-4, Olivia Watzke and Daniela Flores picked up a an 8-5 win at No. 2, while Cora Delich and Hannah Starke earned an 8-2 win at No. 3.

In singles play, SMSU forfeited at No. 6 and also lost at No. 1 and No. 3, but Flores earned a 6-2, 0-6, 1-0 (10-8) victory at No. 2, while Starke recorded a straight set, 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 4. Hanna Himmelman then secured the match win at No. 5, earning a 6-3, 6-2 victory.

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