Hesston tennis program enjoys added depth, talent

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The 2010 version of Hesston College tennis features more players than ever before, along with a talent level that will make the Larks competitive in region play. Third-year coach Jeron Baker oversees 12 men and five women this spring, the majority of whom are freshman who have infused energy and enthusiasm into the program.
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On the men’s side, Freshmen Ryan Wengerd (Goshen, Ind.), Aaron Peak (Hutchinson, Kan.), Taylor Nebel (Hesston, Kan.), Alex Roth (Hesston, Kan.), and David Tedone (North Richland Hills, Texas), among others, will lead a talented group through an impressive schedule that features many quality opponents, including home matches versus Barton County (Great Bend, Kan.) on Wednesday, March 24, and Friends University (Wichita, Kan.), on March 25th.
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“I’m excited about our depth and ability this year,” said Baker. “Practices have been more upbeat with the added numbers, and I’m looking forward to watching this group compete this spring.”
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Sophomores Caleb Wheeler (Hesston, Kan.), Dylan vigil (Grand Junction, Colo.), and Brenton Luty (Wichita, Kan.) provide quality depth and experience towards to bottom of the Hesston lineup.
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For the women, returner Haruka Sano (Niiza-Shi, Japan), along with freshmen Ashley Dinwiddie (Buhler, Kan.), Jennifer Lecklider (Lyons, Kan.), Stephanie Swartzendruber (Shickley, Neb.), and Heidi Zehr (Tiskilwa, Ill.) will compete on the court for the Larks this season.
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