MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State University women’s tennis team (5-4, 5-0 NSIC) travels to Winona this Saturday for a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference match versus Upper Iowa University (1-7, 1-4 NSIC) at 12:30 p.m. and Winona State University (6-3, 5-2 NSIC) at 4:30 p.m. Both matches will take place at the Winona Tennis Center.
vs. Upper Iowa
•SMSU and UIU meet for the 15th time with UIU holding an 11-3 advantage.
•SMSU has won the last two meetings, including 4-0 in 2019 and 6-3 in 2018.
•Prior to the victory in 2019, UIU had won the previous eight matches from 2010-17.
vs. Winona State
•SMSU and WSU match-up for the 45th time with WSU leading 31-13.
•WSU has dominated the series the past 20-plus years having won the last 24 matches. SMSU’s last win in the series came during the 1996 season.
•WSU won the previous meeting in 2019 by a 6-1 score.
SMSU court notes
•SMSU is coming off a split of two matches last Sunday in St. Peter, defeating Minnesota State, 7-0, before losing 6-3 to Gustavus in non-conference play.
•Maegan Flight won both matches on Sunday at No. 1 singles in straight sets.
•Courtenay Leonard earned two victories at No. 2 singles on Sunday.
•Maja Louisa Harck finished 2-0 in doubles action on Sunday, teaming with Leonard at No. 1 to defeat MSU, before earning a victory versus GAC at No. 2 with Gwendolen Sior.
•For the season, Flight, Harck, Leonard and Sior all have five victories in singles play with Flight earning all five at the No. 1 spot, while Leonard has three wins at No. 2.
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