INDIANAPOLIS - Senior Natali Jaimes and freshman Caroline Hedrick were voted second team All-Horizon League. Jaimes and Hedrick played Nos. 1 and 2 singles, respectively, leading the Bulldogs to a 6-2 mark in league play.
Jaimes showed she was capable of playing with the top players in the Horizon League. Playing against the toughest competition, Jaimes went 3-4 in league play at No. 1 singles. She was also a winning doubles player, posting a 14-13 mark in doubles play during the regular season. She posted a 12-12 mark (3-2 HL) in doubles action with Hedrick.
Hedrick, a native of Columbus, Ind., played No. 2 as a freshman this year for Butler. She finished the regular season with a 19-8 singles record, including a 7-1 ledger in Horizon League play. She went 12-6 at No. 2 and a combined 3-0 at Nos. 1 and 3 singles. Hedrick won eight of her final 10 singles matches and was undefeated in league play until the final match of the season.
Hedrick had an individual double record of 13-12, playing all but one of her matches with Jaimes. She also had won No. 2 doubles win with sophomore Brittany Farmer.
Jaimes, Hedrick and the No. 3 seed Bulldogs blew past No. 6 seed Milwaukee, 4-0, Thursday afternoon in the first round of the Horizon League tournament. BU will play No. 2 seed Cleveland State Friday, April 22 at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Horizon League Tennis Championships
Butler 4, Milwaukee 0 RESULTS
The Butler women's tennis team made quick work of Milwaukee, 4-0, Thursday in the first round of the Horizon League Tennis Championships in Indianapolis. The No. 3 seed Bulldogs advance to play No. 2 seed Cleveland State Friday, April 22.
BU got quick wins at Nos. 2 and 3 doubles for the doubles point and then won three singles matches in straight sets for the victory. Senior Natali Jaimes scored a 6-1, 6-0 victory at No. 1 singles. Freshman Gabrielle Rubenstein (No. 5) and sophomore Brittany Farmer (No. 6) each won handily to clinch the match. Butler had won the first set of three matches that went unfinished as well.