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Grinnell Rolls Past Central Women’s Tennis Squad

A shorthanded Central College women’s tennis squad sustained an 8-1 setback against Grinnell College Tuesday.

Grinnell, 18-4, scored straight-set victories at five of the six singles spots. However Dutch junior Emily Swartz scored a decisive win at No. 2 singles, 6-1, 6-2.

Coach Steven Tyler noted that the Dutch are without three of the top six players from last fall’s lineup because of off-campus study programs. But that’s created opportunities for younger players, he said.

Central, 12-10 overall, completed its abbreviated spring schedule with a 2-3 mark.