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Hornets get kicked by Kearney

The Emporia State tennis team traveled to Kearney, Neb. where both the men and the women fell in dual action. The men fell just short of a victory losing 5-4, while the women fell 9-0.

The Hornets lost all three doubles matches, two of them went into a tie breaker, but ESU couldn’t pull it out losing 8-6 in the third. In singles play, the men tried to battle back with Diego Prudencio, freshman; Keenan Smith, sophomore; Johnathan Burtron, freshman and Payton Hayes, freshman, all being victorious, but they fell in a hardfought battle.

The ESU women fell in all nine sets for the first time in over a year. Taylor Smith, junior, managed to go three sets but couldn’t pull off the win, falling 2-6, 6-4, 6-4.

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