Women’s tennis team qualifies for nationals

April Kutz, a 
sophomore, returns a ball in a match earlier this season. Kutz and the Lady Eagles tennis team placed third in the Region IV 
tournament and qualified for the 
national tournament in Tyler, Texas. The team narrowly missed a second place finish in the  region. Kutz took third in No. 1 
singles and second in No. 1 doubles with Karly 
Rosencrans.

Kyle Russell

April Kutz, a sophomore, returns a ball in a match earlier this season. Kutz and the Lady Eagles tennis team placed third in the Region IV tournament and qualified for the national tournament in Tyler, Texas. The team narrowly missed a second place finish in the region. Kutz took third in No. 1 singles and second in No. 1 doubles with Karly Rosencrans.

Zack Miller, IV Leader Sports Editor

The IVCC women’s tennis team has capped off their stellar regular season and is heading to nationals.

The team finished the season with 6-3 and placed third at the Region IV tournament Oct. 11-12 at Moraine Valley Community College.

The team was just half a point away from placing second.

At the Region IV tournament, sophomore Karly Rosencrans placed first in No. 2 singles and freshman Kayla Guenther also placed first in her No. 3 singles match.

Sophomore April Kutz placed third in No. 1 singles while freshman Bianca Sutton and sophomore Emily Santman both placed fourth in No. 5 and 6 singles.

In doubles action, the team of Rosencrans and Kutz placed second while the team of Sutton and Guenther also placed second. The team of Santman and freshman Kaylee Sienza placed fourth in doubles.

The national tournament will be held in the spring in Texas.

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