Game Time...The Northwestern College women's tennis team continues its season today as they play Midland University in Fremont, Neb. The first match is scheduled to start at 4:00pm. Northwestern is 1-1 in the GPAC, 3-7 overall while Midland is 0-3 in conference play, 0-7 overall.
All-Time...Northwestern is 15-5 all-time against Midland in a rivalry that began in 1993, including a 9-0 win last year.
Midland News and Notes...The Warriors hold an 0-3 league record, 0-7 overall. Midland has losses to Concordia, Morningside and 25th-ranked Nebraska Wesleyan, all by 9-0 scores.
Justin Bigsby is in his 10th season as the head coach of the men's and women's tennis programs at Midland and returns all seven players off a 2012 squad that finished 0-6 in the GPAC, 0-7-1 overall.
Northwestern News and Line-Up...The Red Raiders are 1-1 in the GPAC, 3-7 overall. They last played Nebraska Wesleyan, falling to the 25th-ranked Wolves on Saturday, 7-2. Northwestern earned a win over Mount Marty in GPAC play earlier this spring.
Frankie Eszes leads the team with a 5-5 record in singles' play while Amanda Bueltel is 4-4 in her first season at NWC.
Up Next...Northwestern will host Hastings (Neb.) on Friday, April 19 at 4pm.