Three Seward County Community College women’s tennis players posted perfect records and the Lady Saints finished with a 9-3 record last Friday at the Bethany College Tournament in Lindsborg, Kan. Tournament competition was ended Friday due to rain on Saturday. Sophomore Erica Herrera and freshmen Valerie Stevens and Alyssa Larson each went 2-0 on Friday afternoon. Seward County played against five four-year programs and one junior college. The Lady Saints improve their fall season record to 22-12 overall.

Sophomore Erica Herrera had no trouble improving to 5-1 this fall with victories against Central Christian College (6-0, 6-2) and William Jewell College (6-0, 6-1). Lady Saints’ freshman singles player Valerie Stevens also jumped to 5-1 this season with victories against Kansas Wesleyan University (8-0) and Barton County Community College (6-0, 6-0).

Freshman Alyssa Larson, sister of former Saints tennis player Darryl Larson, went unbeaten on Friday with victories over Central Christian College (8-2) and Bethel College (6-2, 6-1).

Stevens and Larson played together in a doubles match where they defeated William Jewell College 8-6. SCCC sophomore Sanela Dejanovic went 1-1 and freshman Fabiola Wisnesky recorded a 1-1 record in singles play. In addition, Dejanovic and Herrera were defeated in the only other doubles match for Seward County.

This weekend the Lady Saints will compete in the International Tennis Association (ITA) Regional Championship at Overland Park, Kan. Competition will begin on Friday, Sept. 21 and will continue into Sunday, Sept. 23.