Bearcat Women Fall to Linfield 8-1

SALEM, OR — Linfield raised its Northwest Conference to a perfect 6-0 as the Wildcats defeated the Willamette University women’s tennis team 8-1 in a NWC match Saturday afternoon in Salem.

The doubles team of Melody Kerber and Alison Nunamaker recorded the only win for the Bearcats with a 9-7 win
over Kelli Sides and Michelle Arakaki.

The Bearcats are now 5-3 overall, 2-3 NWC. Linfield improves to 8-4 overall and remains undefeated at 6-0 in conference play.

Doubles
1. K. Kuenvli/Hollin Buck(L) d. A. Anderson/T Kam (W), 8-0
2. A. Carlson/Sorenson (L) d. S. Butler/Johnson(W), 8-2
3.M. Kerber/Nunamker (W) d. .K. Sides/Michelle Arakaki (L), 9-7

Singles
1. Kasey Kuenvli (L) d. Susan Butler, 6-2, 6-1
2. Megan Rodgers (L) d. Melody Kerber (W), 6-2, 6-1
3.Traciey Sorenson (L) d. Alison Nunamaker (W), 6-2, 6-1
4.L. Carlson (L) d. Hanna Johnson (W), 6-1, 6-3
5. Asya Kamal (L) d. Tiffany Kam (W) 2-6, 7-2 (2) 10-8
6. Kelli Sides (L) d. Tiffany Kam (W) 1-6, 7-5, 10-8

Season Record
Willamette: 5-3, 2-3
Linfield 8-4, 6-0