St. Mary’s tops Bemidji State in final nonconference match up of 2010
Sunday, April 18, 2010
St. Mary’s tops Bemidji State in final nonconference match up of 2010

WINONA, Minn. (Winona Tennis Center) -- The Bemidji State University tennis team dropped its final nonconference contest of the 2010  season Sunday.  St. Mary’s University (Minn.) defeated the Beavers 7-2 at the Winona Tennis Center.

BSU’s No. 2 doubles team of Kara Johnson (Jr., Andover, Minn.) and Kelli Christiansen (So., Bemidji, Minn.) defeated St. Mary’s Abby Cooper and Abby Voigt, 8-6 at No. 2 doubles, but the Beavers entered the singles portion of the competition trailing SMU 2-1 after the Cardinals took team points at No. 1 and No. 3 doubles.

As singles play got underway, SMU extended its lead to 4-1 earning straight-set victories in the top two singles matches.  Bemidji State’s No. 3 singles player Britney Greenwaldt (So., Morris, Minn.) kept the Beavers’ hopes in the match alive garnering a 6-3, 7-6 win over Cooper, but the Cardinals closed the match out, 7-2, with wins in the fourth, fifth and sixth singles spot.

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