Seniors Bridget Noack and Shelby Henderson ended their St. Thomas tennis careers Thursday evening when the Tommies fell to Gustavus 5-2 in the MIAC tournament conference semifinals.
St. Thomas joined Gustavus and Carleton as just the third team to win the MIAC playoff championship in women’s tennis since the current format was adopted in 2007.
The St. Thomas women’s tennis team capped off a busy weekend, defeating St. Catherine 6-3 in a hard-fought contest to remain unbeaten this season.
Senior Brittany Alexander and junior Shelby Henderson of the St. Thomas women’s tennis team join senior reporter Baihly Warfield in The Locker Room.
The St. Thomas women’s tennis team earned the No. 1 ranking in the MIAC preseason coaches poll, receiving four of 11 first-place votes to secure the top spot.
St. Thomas men’s tennis lost two third-set tiebreakers to fall 5-4 to St. John’s University in the MIAC quarterfinals Wednesday.