Orlando, Fla.-After posting a win over Western New England University earlier in the week, the women's tennis team dropped its final two matches against Oglethorpe University and Otterbein University in Orlando, Florida.
Ozarks (5-8) was narrowly defeated by Oglethorpe 5-4 March 19. The Lady Eagles then took a 7-2 setback against Otterbein March 22. Stephanie Cloud and Kalli Simpson each posted wins in singles play against Otterbein.
Singles against Otterbein
1. Julie Stroyne (OTT) def. Elly Eibes (UO) 6-1, 6-0
2. Sammi Kruger (OTT) def. Whitney Lewis (UO) 6-1, 6-3
3. Stephanie Cloud (UO) def. Alana Cheplowitz (OTT) 7-6 (7-3), 7-5
4. Emma Krummel (OTT) def. Tara Richards (UO) 6-1, 6-0
5. Kelsey Leachko (OTT) def. Mollie Wilkinson (UO) 6-1, 5-7, 10-5
6. Kalli Simpson (UO) def. Rebecca Freitag (OTT) 6-3, 6-2
Doubles against Otterbein
1. Julie Stroyne/Sammi Kruger (OTT) def. Elly Eibes/Macie Kelley (UO) 8-0
2. Adrien Leatherwood/Emma Krummel (OTT) def. Stephanie Cloud/Tara Richards (UO) 8-2
3. Kelsey Leachko/Emily Harper (OTT) def. Mollie Wilkinson/Kalli Simpson (UO) 8-4
Ozarks will host East Texas Baptist University March 30 for “Senior Day”. Seniors Tara Richards and Chelsea Glasscock will be honored for their outstanding contributions to the tennis program.