St. Norbert Falls at Lawrence in Key MWC North Tilt

From Sports Information Director, October 8, 2010 | Women's Tennis
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

APPLETON - Lawrence University claimed the championship of the Midwest Conference North Division with a 6-3 win over St. Norbert College.

The Vikings, 9-4 overall and 4-0 in the MWC North, earned a berth in the MWC Team Championship on Oct. 15. St. Norbert (5-5, 2-1 MWC) will have to beat Beloit Saturday to be assured of the North's second spot.

St. Norbert trailed 2-1 after doubles action, with Maria Slusarek and Laura Michel claiming the only win. The duo beat Carla Schmidt and Greta Elsass 8-5 at the No. 2 flight.

Anna Reardon beat Katherine Valde 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 to win at No. 5 singles, while Michel beat Elsass 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) at No. 6 singles.