Tennis loses conference match to Jordan

The TCU Tennis team lost a close conference match to Jordan on Thursday, Sept. 12 in Jordan.

Jordan 4 - Tri City United 3

“We played well at some spots but not as well as we needed to at others,” said Coach Phil Murry. “We got big wins from #3 and #4 singles, but It all came down to #2 singles being on the court. She came back to win the second set but got beat 6-4 in the deciding set.”

Murry said the team’s #2 doubles team continues to improve.

“They seem to find ways to win. This score (6-1, 7-6, 7-3)  just shows how balanced our conference is this year. A large portion of the matches are ending up 4-3,” he said.


The results:


#1 Singles Rachel Menke (J) defeated Breanna Jaycox 7-5, 6-2.

#2 Singles Victoria Reed (J) defeated Kori Lowe 6-0, 2-6, 6-4.

#3 Singles Courtney Hentges (TCU) defeated Paige Moran 6-1, 6-0.

#4 Singles Rosa Ruiz (TCU) defeated Sam Kulas 6-0, 6-3.


#1 Doubles Carina Carson and Julia Fogarty (J) defeated Molly Tiede and Jessica O’Meara 6-0, 6-0

#2 Doubles Emily Holicky and Guadalupe Ruiz (TCU) defeated Lydia Read and Natalie Taylor 6-1, 7-6 (7-3)

#3 Doubles Nicole Samuelson and Lexi Lightfoot(J) defeated Lexi Briseno and Eliza Eneboe 6-2, 6-3

The team’s next match is at home in Le Center on Tuesday, Sept. 17 against Belle Plaine.