Alverno Sweeps Past Concordia Chicago

Lia Hutchins
Lia Hutchins

MILWAUKEE -- A 9-0 sweep of visiting Concordia University Chicago Saturday afternoon at McKinley Park earned Alverno College its second straight Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference victory.

The host Inferno improved to 4-5 overall and 3-2 in NACC play while the Cougars dropped to 0-4 (0-4 NACC).

Makayla Butler and Lia Hutchins grabbed the first point of the dual with an 8-0 blanking at No. 3 doubles. Michelle Alexander and Libby Kent won 8-3 at No. 2 while Asia Butler-Yeo and Laeren Yates sweated out a 9-7 victory at No. 1.

Four Alverno players didn't allow their Cougar opponent to score a point in singles play. Butler-Yeo (No. 1), Yates (No. 3), Butler (No. 5) and Kent (No. 6) all rolled to 6-0, 6-0 wins.

Alexander won the No. 2 match in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2, and Hutchins was also a straight-set winner, 6-1, 6-1, at No. 4.

Next up is a double-dual on Sept. 24 up at the University of Wisconsin-Stout versus the host Blue Devils and Bethany Lutheran College.