(OWENSBORO, Ky.) – The Walsh women's tennis team will play for a Great Midwest Athletic Conference championship after defeating Davis & Elkins 5-2 in the tournament semifinals. The No. 2 Cavaliers improved to 11-10, while the Senators end the year at 7-9.
The Cavaliers trailed early after they fell in two of the three doubles matches. Mercedes Fernandez and Clara Drasch fell to Laura Fermosel and Elise Simon 8-4 to start the day before Maria Kacalova and Katarina Razum tied the match at 1-1 with an 8-3 victory over Ester Bolmenas and Kelsie Roby.
Once singles action started, it was all Maroon and Gold. Drasch tied the match once again after she made quick work of Laura Vargas with a 6-1, 6-0 victory at third singles.
The rest of the points followed in order. Razum defeated Bolmenas next in fourths with a 6-3, 6-4 decision. Khairutdinova followed with a 6-2, 7-5 victory over Roby in fifths. Karimpour proceeded to end the match with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Rosario in sixths.
The Cavaliers will take on top-seeded Hillsdale tomorrow in the championship at 10 a.m.