Wildcats Defeat Pioneer Women's Tennis
PORTLAND, Ore., - Mika Yokoyama picked up a singles win against Northwest Conference member Linfield College on Friday, March 20 at the Tennis Dome in the Lewis & Clark women’s tennis teams 7-2 loss. Yokoyama battled in the No. 6 spot with Kirstie Franceshina falling 2-6 in the first set before bouncing back to take the next two 7-5, 14-12.
The Pioneers other point came from sophomore Amalia Nilsson who played Sallie Katter at the No. 1 singles spot. Nilsson easy grabbed a win, taking down Katter in straight sets 6-2, 6-3. Jill Coleman nearly earned the Pios another singles point, fighting with Sarah Click in the No. 4 spot. Coleman and Click took their match to three sets, with Click eventually coming out on-top (3-6, 6-0, 10-3).
Lewis & Clark fall to 5-6 on the season, while Linfield improves to 11-3. The Pios return to the court on Saturday, March 21 as they head to Pacific Lutheran for a meeting with the Lutes at 11 a.m.