Women’s tennis drops home match to UWL
For the Gazette
STEVENS POINT – The UW-Stevens Point women’s tennis team (15-2, 2-2) didn’t go quietly despite a 9-0 defeat to UW-La Crosse (4-1, 3-1) on Oct. 9.
Kaitlyn Hess (Wisconsin Rapids) picked up a first set win, 6-1, at No. 4 singles. After dropping the second set, 6-2, she played a super-breaker coming up just short, 10-6.
Hess teamed with Faith Leithold (Onalaska) at No. 2 doubles in an 8-5 loss. UWSP’s No. 1 double team of Barbara Covek (Barrington) and Jenna Koepp (Watertown) also fell, 8-5.
Koepp won six points in her No. 3 singles match. Faith and Chloe Leithold (Onalaska) each won four points at No. 2 and No. 5 singles respectively. Kaylee Woelfel (Plymouth) won three points at No. 6 singles as did the No. 3 doubles team of Chloe Leithold (Onalaska) and Grace Henes (McFarland).