Women’s Tennis Continues Winning Season

Date posted: April 23, 2014

Melanie Mortensen captured #6 singles in both matchesWith only two returning players from last year’s team, Lorraine Eng, and Rixing Xu, the Baden Women’s Tennis Player of the Year for 2013, Bellevue’s women’s tennis team continues to make headway this season. On April 4, the Bulldogs hosted perennial rival Skagit Valley at the Robinswood Tennis Center in Bellevue, and won the matches 8-1, then traveled to Mount Vernon April 17to again face SVC and won 8-1. The following day, April 18, Bellevue hosted Spokane, another traditionally strong team. The Bulldogs also won those matches 8-1. On Saturday, April 26, Bellevue hosts Treasure Valley at Robinswood, with matches beginning at 9 AM.

Match Results from April 17-18

Bellevue 8 def. Skagit Valley 1
s1 Xu (BC) def. Beuse (SV) 6-0, 6-0
s2 Newman (SV) def. Lefebvre (BC) 3-6, 6-0, 6-4
s3 Braunston (BC) def. Neitzel (SV) 6-1, 6-2
s4 Al-Ali (BC) def. Prause (SV) 6-4, 6-1
s5 Ham (BC) def. Love (SV) 6-2, 6-2
s6 Mortensen (BC) def. Moroto (SV) 6-1, 6-0
d1 Xu (BC)-Braunston (BC) def. Beuse (SV)-Newman (SV) 8-5
d2 Al-Ali (BC)-Lefebvre (BC) def. Love (SV)-Prause (SV) 8-3
d3 Ham (BC)-Mortensen (BC) def. Neitzel (SV)-Moroto (SV) 8-4

Bellevue 8 def. Spokane 1
s1 Xu (BC) def. Letsch (Sp) 6-0, 6-0
s2 Lefebvre (BC) def. Obstar (Sp) 6-3, 6-3
s3 Goodall (Sp) def. Braunston (BC) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
s4 Al-Ali (BC) def. Birge (Sp) 6-0, 6-2
s5 Ham (BC) def. Mehn (Sp) 6-4, 6-2
s6 Mortensen (BC) def. Brown (Sp) 7-6, 6-0
d1 Braunston (BC)-Xu (BC) def. Letsch (Sp)-Obstar (Sp) 6-3, 5-7, 6-2
d2 Al-Ali (BC)-Lefebvre (BC) def. Goodall (Sp)-Mehn (Sp) 7-5, 6-1
d3 Eng (BC)-Mortensen (BC) def. Birge (Sp)-Brown (Sp) 6-3, 1-6, 6-1