Storm compete at ITA Midwest Region Championships, Gustavus Invite

Sierra Griffith
Sierra Griffith

ST. PETER, Minn. -- The Simpson women's tennis team competed in the first day of the ITA Midwest Regional Championships and the Gustavus Adolphus Fall Invitational on Friday.

Sierra Griffith earned a win in the first round of the Gustavus Invite, beating Wis.-Oshkosh's Ireland Slattery 8-6 before bowing out to Cory Eull of Luther. After losses in the first round, both Megan Grubb and Kelly Kuebler earned wins in the consolation bracket before losing.

Emily King and Kayla Reusche competed in the ITA Midwest Regional Championship Singles bracket, losing in the first round. The duo will compete in the consolation bracket Saturday.

ITA Singles
Emily King lost to Shanna Mogden (Carroll), 7-5, 6-4
Kayla Reusche lost to Jenna Forknell (Concordia-Moorhead), 6-3, 6-2

ITA Singles — Consolation
Emily King vs. Ellie Bergstrand (St. Olaf)
Kayla Reusche vs. Maura Anderson (Wis.-La Crosse)

ITA Doubles
Emily King and Kelly Kuebler lost to Lauren French and Eliza Sundermann (Coe), 8-0
Kayla Reusche and Sierra Griffith lost to Allie Miller and Elsie Ha (Wis.Whitewater), 8-2

Gustavus Invite Singles
Sierra Griffith defeated Ireland Slattery (Wis.-Oshkosh), 8-6
Sierra Griffith lost to Cory Eull (Luther), 6-3, 6-1
Megan Grubb lost to Mia Friedman (Macalester), 8-4
Sarah Barry lost to Madi overman (Wartburg), 8-1
Kelly Kuebler lost to Shawna Spears (Northwestern MN), 8-1

Gustavus Invite Singles — Consolation
Megan Grubb defeated Mattson (Concordia-Moorhead), 8-6
Megan Grubb lost to LaBrun (Northwestern MN), 9-8 (1)
Kelly Kuebler defeated Rachel Saxon (Concordia-Moorhead), 8-3
Kelly Kuebler lost to Kelsey Kruse (Luther), 8-1
Sarah Barry lost to Haley Brooks (Edgewood), 8-2

Gustavus Invite Doubles
Megan Grubb and Sarah Barry lost to Lora Leach and Alliey Krua (Carroll), 9-7
Lorin Miller and Danielle Bates lost to Taylor Hopkins and Janie Schwartz (Hamline), 8-2