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Strong Performances Highlight Fall Finale for Central Women’s Tennis

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.