ANKENY, Iowa -- Kayla Reusche and Kelly Kuebler advanced to the quarterfinal round in their respective singles brackets to lead the Simpson women's tennis team at the American Rivers Conference Individual Tournament on Oct. 12.
Reusche received a bye in the first round of the A-Singles bracket before defeating Central's Jenna Stewart 6-1, 6-2. She got out to a quick start with a 6-2 win over Loras' Audrey Hinz in the quarterfinal round before dropping the final two sets, 6-4, 10-4 to bring her run to a close.
Competing in the B-Singles bracket, Kuebler earned an 8-4 win over Central's Sami Thompson in the first round before advancing to the quarterfinals with a win by default. Her run ended with a loss to Luther's Elli Hemker.
The team of Reusche and Emily King earned an 8-6 win over Coe's Ella White and Lakyn Boltz 8-6 in the first round of the A-Doubles bracket, but lost a tough tie-breaker in the quaterfinals. Luther's Britta Pressler and Shelby Cook prevailed 8-7 (7-4).
1st Round | Emily King def. Lakyn Boltz (COE) 6-4, 6-2
2nd Round | Kayla Reusche def. Jenna Stewart (CEN) 6-1, 6-2
2nd Round | Emily King lost to Devon Bourget (LUT) 6-1, 6-0
Quarterfinals | Kayla Reusche lost to Audrey Hinz (LOR) 2-6, 6-4, 10-4
1st Round | Kelly Kuebler def. Sami Thompson (CEN) 8-4
1st Round | Sierra Griffith lost to Sydney Powers (WAR) 8-1
1st Round | Megan Grubb lost to Gabby Olejniczak (WAR) 8-2
2nd Round | Kelly Kuebler def. Megan Peklo (NWU) by default
Quarterfinals | Kelly Kuebler lost to Elli Hemker (LUT) 8-0
1st Round | Danielle Bates def. Thuan Tran (LUT) 9-7
1st Round | Sarah Barry lost to Sarah Behrens (CEN) 8-0
1st Round | Lorin Miller lost to Cassidy Bos (CEN) 8-1
2nd Round | Danielle Bates lost to Katie Larson (CEN) 8-1
1st Round | Kayla Reusche/Emily King def. Ella White/Lakyn Boltz (COE) 8-6
1st Round | Kelly Kuebler/Sierra Griffith lost to Lauren O'Brian/Rachel Zittergruen (WAR) 8-4
Quarterfinals | Kayla Reusche/Emily King lost to Britta Pressler/Shelby Cook (LUT) 8-7 (7-4)