Andrew Streitel, Assistant Sports Information Director
WAVERLY – Wartburg women’s tennis defeated Simpson College 8-1 on Friday in Waverly to remain perfect on the season. The Knights have now won 15-straight contests against the Storm dating back to the 2009-10 campaign.
Freshman Bailey VanDusseldorp and senior Sydney Powers both recorded victories in their singles matches and moved to 5-0 on the year, which leads the team in singles play. Sophomore Alyssa Guse remained undefeated in doubles when she picked up her team-high fifth consecutive win. The Knights are now 28-5 overall in singles play and 13-3 in doubles.
1. Anna Wanek (SIM) def. Madison Overmann (WAR) 6-2, 6-4
2. Olivia Phillips (WAR) def. Emily King (SIM) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4
3. Sydney Rottinghaus (WAR) def. Megan Grubb (SIM) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (2)
4. Sydney Powers (WAR) def. Kennedi Wright (SIM) 6-4, 7-5
5. Alyssa Guse (WAR) def. Donni Kinghorn (SIM) 6-3, 7-5
6. Bailey VanDusseldorp (WAR) def. Aubrey Ocheltree (SIM) 6-2, 6-0
1. Alyssa Guse/Ambriel Jacobs (WAR) def. Emily King/Anna Wanek (SIM) 8-5
2. Olivia Phillips/Sydney Rottinghaus (WAR) def. Megan Grubb/Kennedi Wright (SIM) 8-2
3. Madison Overmann/Sydney Powers (WAR) def. Donni Kinghorn/Lorin Miller (SIM) 8-0
Wartburg (6-0, 4-0 A-R-C) will look to remain perfect on the year when they host Cornell College (1-0, 0-0) in a non-conference matchup on Friday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m.