ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Bemidji State tennis team dropped the third match of its spring trip today falling to St. May’s University (Minn.) 7-2 in Orlando, Fla.
Meg Hafdahl (Jr., Virginia, Minn.) and Briana Rueter (So., Freeport, Minn.) picked up singles victories Tuesday, but that was all the Beavers would manage as the team dropped its fifth consecutive match.
St. Mary’s led the match 3-0 following 8-3, 8-5 and 8-5 victories in doubles action.
In singles play, BSU made a comeback.
Hafdahl posted a straight sets win over Lexi Felten (6-4, 6-2) at No. 5 singles and Rueter earned BSU a team point battling back form a 6-1 first set loss at No. 6 singles to defeat Grace Zachman 6-4 in the second set and 10-8 in the tie breaker. In addition, at No. 3 singles, SMU’s Lindsey Reinisch needed break a tie in the second set and a tie breaker to beat BSU freshman Caley Westin (Virginia, Minn.) 2-6, 7-6 (7-1) 10-4.
The Beavers, now 1-8 on the season, play its final match of its 2012 spring trip tomorrow. The Beavers will take the courts at 7:30 p.m. versus Evangel University (Mo.).
St. Mary's (Minn.) 7, Bemidji State 2
March 6, 2012 at Orlando, Fla.
1. McKennah Edwards/Grace Zachman (SMU) def. Christiansen, Kelli/Greenwaldt, Britney (BSU) 8-3
2. Bailey Edwards/Lexi Felten (SMU) def. Milless, Miranda/Westin, Caley (BSU) 8-5
3. Lindsey Reinisch/Rachel Luetmer (SMU) def. Vohaska, Abby/Hafdahl, Meg (BSU) 8-5
1. McKennah Edwards (SMU) def. Greenwaldt, Britney (BSU) 6-2, 6-1
2. Bailey Edwards (SMU) def. Christiansen, Kelli (BSU) 6-2, 6-2
3. Lindsey Reinisch (SMU) def. Westin, Caley (BSU) 2-6, 7-6, 7-1, 10-4
4. Deanne Weber (SMU) def. Milless, Miranda (BSU) 6-2, 6-3
5. Hafdahl, Meg (BSU) def. Lexi Felten (SMU) 6-4, 6-2
6. Rueter, Briana (BSU) def. Grace Zachman (SMU) 1-6, 6-4, 10-8