Cobber Close Out Season

Senior Lisa Neumann finished off her Cobber career with 16 singles wins.
Senior Lisa Neumann finished off her Cobber career with 16 singles wins.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (4/26/19)---Concordia closed out its season by dropping an 8-1 decision at St. Catherine in a dual match that was played at the St. Kate's Courts in St. Paul.

The Cobbers finish the year with a 3-17 overall record and a 0-10 mark in conference matches. The Wildcats end a 4-match losing streak and improve to 7-7 in all matches and 3-6 reco0rd in league play.

Concordia's lone win of the match came at No.3 doubles where Rachel Saxen and Carolyn Voss held off their opponents to earn a hard-fought 8-6 win. The victory was the second of the year for the tandem. They also finished the year with a 2-3 record in conference matches which was the best mark of any Cobber doubles' squads.

The other close match in doubles play came at No.2 doubles where Ivy Mattson and Lisa Neumann fell 8-3.

All six singles matches were settled in straight sets. Saxen came away with the most game victories as she was edged 6-4, 6-2 at No.5 singles.

Lisa Neumann closed out her Cobber career with a tough 6-3, 6-2 loss at No. 3 singles. She ended the year tied for the most singles wins among CC players. Neumann was 6-10 playing at No.2 and No.3 singles. Her six wins ties her single-season best total and she ends her career with 15 singles victories.     

St. Catherine University 8, Concordia-M'head 1
4/26/2019 at St. Paul, Minn. (St. Kate's Courts)

Singles competition
1. Dorr,Bri (SCU) def. Jenna Forknell (CC) 6-2, 6-4
2. Wiedmeier,Alisha (SCU) def. Ivy Mattson (CC) 6-1, 6-2
3. Knoll,Maddy (SCU) def. Lisa Neumann (CC) 6-3, 6-2
4. Obert,Leah (SCU) def. Brianna Bell (CC) 6-1, 6-0
5. Graham,Ella (SCU) def. Rachel Saxen (CC) 6-4, 6-2
6. Schepper,Reilee (SCU) def. Abby Westrum (CC) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Dorr,Bri/Wiedmeier,Alisha (SCU) def. Jenna Forknell/Lexi Johnson (CC) 8-0
2. Eckstrom,Aubrey/Knoll,Maddy (SCU) def. Ivy Mattson/Lisa Neumann (CC) 8-3
3. Rachel Saxen/Carrie Voss (CC) def. Obert,Leah/Rike,Ruth (SCU) 8-6