Green Knights Clinch MWC Team Tournament Berth With Win Over Beloit

From Sports Information Director, October 9, 2010 | Women's Tennis
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

GREEN BAY - St. Norbert College will get a chance to defend the Midwest Conference championship thanks to a 6-3 win over Beloit College at Western Racquet.

The Green Knights, who won the MWC Team Tournament a year ago, earned the North Division's No. 2 seeding for this year's championship Friday in Rockford, Ill. St. Norbert will face Grinnell College in a semifinal match.

St. Norbert won two of three doubles matches to get things started. Kelly Van Handel and Callie Schroeder beat Taylor Jones and Emma Beck 8-1 at No. 1 doubles. Maria Slusarek and Laura Michel topped Alexandra Hinck and Julia Win 8-3 at the No. 2 flight.

Van Handel beat Hinck 6-4, 6-2 at No. 1 singles, followed by Slusarek's 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) win over Win at No. 2. Schroeder bested Jones 6-2, 6-0 at No. 3, and Anna Reardon topped Lily Rubenstein 6-2, 7-6 (7-2) at No. 5 singles.