Yellowjacket women's tennis falls to Saints
St. Scholastica defeated UW-Superior 7-2 on Thursday, April 22, in Superior.
The UW-Superior women's tennis team took its first loss of the season in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference play Thursday, April 22, with a 7-2 loss to St. Scholastica at the Yellowjackets Outdoor Tennis Complex.
Sophomore Maya Callaway earned both of the Yellowjackets' points on the day, winning 8-5 at No. 1 doubles with junior partner Emily Wald and at No. 1 singles in three sets over Julia Maier. Callaway dropped the first set in singles, 0-6, prior to winning 6-2 and 10-7 in a tiebreaker.
Callaway and Wald, who are 4-1 overall as a doubles tandem and have won their last four matches together, topped the duo of Maier and Madilyn Jankila.
The Saints No. 3 pair of Maya Nibbe and Hannah Loewen beat Chiyono Owa and Olivia Roberts, 8-3, while Ava Warren and Emily Carpenter shut out Kallie Olson and Grace Nelson, 8-0.
Warren then beat Olson at No. 4 singles, 6-3, 6-1 and Janika beat Wald, 6-3, 6-4 at No. 2.
Nibbe got past Owa, 6-4, 6-3 while Maria Valentini took care of Nelson, 6-0, 6-2. Julia Ellefson closed the match with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Autumn Leseman.
The 'Jackets are now 5-6 overall and 3-1 in the UMAC and the Saints are 5-4 and 4-0.