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Strong Performances Highlight Fall Finale for Central Women’s Tennis

Posted: Saturday, October 15th, 2011 at 5:54 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Eric Gotschall - information provided by Central College

Central College’s Kayla Donner and Emily Swartz each recorded victories at the Iowa Conference individual women’s tennis tourney Friday, with Swartz earning all-conference honors. Both were competing in the “A” flight, which featured the league’s top 24 players.

Swartz received a first-round bye and topped Adriana DePaolis of Luther 6-3, 6-4 before being outlasted by the No. 2 seed, Cami Czech of Luther, 7-5, 6-3 in the quarterfinals.

Donner defeated Wartburg’s Claire Evans, 6-7 (2), 6-4, 1-0 (1), then was ousted by the No. 4 seed, Cassandra Chalhoub of Luther, 6-3, 6-0. The two then teamed for a solid win in A flight doubles, toppling Coe’s Jordan Feree and Elizabeth Hoffman, 8-5. The duo was eliminated by the No. 2-seeded team, Czech and Katy Lindstrom of Luther, 8-2.

The tournament concludes Saturday, wrapping up the fall season. The Dutch closed with a 6-9 dual record.