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Women’s Tennis @ Macalester 7-2 L

On Tuesday, Apr. 3, the Hamline Women’s tennis team took on Macalaster. Going into the game Hamline had a record of 6-4 and were hoping to tack on another win for the start of April. The singles games began with Hamline first-year Ali Kopiecki winning her match. Unfortunately the rest of the Hamline team did not fare as well as she was the only win in singles. When the doubles matches rolled around Kopiecki was joined by her teammate, sophomore Megan Anderson, and won Hamline’s second match of the game. While Hamline did fall to a record of 6-5, Kopiecki defended her singles record sitting at 8-2. The tennis team is set to take on St. Thomas on Sunday, Apr. 8 after a postponed game against St. Benedict on that Saturday.

 

Lacrosse @ Southwestern 16-5 W

Going into every game at home for Hamline’s Lacrosse team they run the risk of losing the three year long winning streak on their home turf. Thursday, Apr. 5, the team from Southwestern, out of Texas, travelled all the way to Minnesota to take on the Pipers. The game started quickly as Hamline was able to pump out four points before the ten minute mark. Hamline would score another three times in the following 20 minutes ending the first period 7-2 in the Pipers’ favor. The second half saw the Pipers advancing their lead even further as they managed to put up another nine points against Southwest’s three. This ended the game at 16-5 and Hamline keeps their undefeated history alive. The next game for Hamline would be another home game against Illinois Tech on Sunday Apr. 7.

 

Men’s Tennis @ Macalester 7-2 L

The Pipers played their first game since their spring break trip in Florida against Macalester on Friday, Apr. 6. Going in the Pipers had a stellar record of 7-2 for the season. The singles matches began with sophomore Jake Trondson and senior Ben Klimek winning, putting the score 4-2 going into the doubles matches. Unfortunately Hamline was unable to pull off the sweep they needed in the doubles matches in order to win the meet and ended up falling to Macalester 7-2. Their current record is 7-3 and are set to face St. Thomas on Sunday Apr. 8.

 

Lacrosse @ Illinois Tech 12-7 W

Saturday, Apr. 7 was an exciting day for Hamline’s Lacrosse team as they hoped to extend their perfect record on Klas field to 17 wins. To do so the team needed to beat away team Illinois Tech. While Illinois was able to put up four points in the first half their team was unable to keep up with the number of players Hamline had. The first half ended 6-4 in Hamline’s favor. The rest of the game followed a similar story as the Pipers were able to put up another six points against Illinois Tech’s three. The game ended with Hamline ahead 12-7 and extended their streak to 17. Hamline first-year Tara Dalman led the team with a total of five goals in the night. The Pipers’ next opponent would be Concordia-Chicago on Sunday Apr. 8 in Augsburg Dome.

 

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