Larks open with big win at Central

The Hesston College women’s tennis team opened its 2016 season with a strong performance, besting Cetnral Christian College (McPherson, Kan.) 8-1.

Sophomore Brooke Hershberger (Goshen, Ind.) and freshman Anna Miller (Millersburg, Ohio) each recorded solid wins (6-0, 6-0) in singles play. They were followed up with a clutch 8-6 win in doubles by sophomore Christy Swartzendruber (Shickley, Neb.) and freshman Abby Byler (Harrisonburg, Va.).

The Larks look to build on its early-season success with a 3 p.m. home match versus Colorado Christian University on Thursday, March 3.