February 10, 2009

Women's Tennis Begins Season On the Road Against NWC Foes

PORTLAND, Ore., - The Lewis & Clark College women’s tennis team will start off its 2009 season on the road against Northwest Conference member Whitman College on Friday, Feb. 13. The team will remain in Eastern Washington throughout the weekend, traveling to Whitworth College in Spokane following the game against Whitman in Walla Walla.

Schedule
L&C vs. Whitman: Friday, Feb. 13 - 2:00 p.m.
L&C vs. Whitworth: Saturday, Feb. 14 -10:00 a.m.

Inside the Matches
In last season's match against Whitman, the Pioneer women came out on top, with a 5-4 victory that left them tied for second place in the NWC.

In the match against the Pioneers, Whitman will begin the season under the leadership of new coach, John Hein. Last year the Whitman women finished their season strong with a 3rd place finish at the NWC Championships.

The Whitworth Pirates are currently 1-2 on the season, having played against MSU- Billings College of Idaho, and Lewis-Clark State. The team finished second in the NWC last season.

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