The Blackburn Women's Tennis Team defeated Fontbonne University for fifth place at the SLIAC Tournament by the score of 5-0 on Saturday April 20th.
#1 Gariel Pierce defeated Chloe Loehr 6/1 6/1
#2 Erica Bechtold vs. Jordan Sampson was unfinished 3/6 4/2
#3 Rachel Bly vs. Andrea Wiele was unfinished 6/2
#4 Asia Coleman vs. Sarah Johnson was unfinished 7/5
#5 Anicca Mackay-Slavin defeated Alexis Bracken 6/4 6/3
Ericka Bechtold was awarded the SLIAC All-Sportsmanship award.
This was the best finish in the tournament since 2015, when the Beavers beat the Griffins by the score 5-0. Blackburn finished the season with a 5-9 record, which is something the Beavers have not accomplished in over 10 years. This year record is much improved as the Beavers had had a combined six wins in the last five years.