Sunday, July 29, 2012

Kenyan Teresa Odera Earns US Conference Honors


Teresa Odera this year made Kenyans proud by earning Conference honors with a 18-2 win-loss in her singles and going undefeated in her GPAC doubles matches in the conference matches this season, earning her a 1st team all-conference award in both categories. Teresa who earned first team all-conference honors in singles' and doubles' play; posting a 9-11 overall record at #2 singles and combined with partner Frankie Eszes to finished 15-5 at #1 doubles; went undefeated within the GPAC (Great Plains Athletic Conference) in doubles' play. Colleges that Northwestern have posted wins against include Concordia and Doane in Fremont, Neb. The Red Raiders defeated the Bulldogs 6-3 and then knocked off Doane by an impressive 9-0 score. Other college teams that fell included Midlands University (Terry Odera (7-7) def. Hannah Archibald, 6-0, 6-0), Central (Terry Odera def. Chelsea Johnson 6-4, 6-2) and Simpson College (Terry Odera def. Tiffany Bost (SIMW) 6-2, 2-6, 10-7), Northwestern finished the regular season with a 5-2 conference record, 10-10 overall. Northwestern went 5-1 during the final two weeks of the regular season to finish third in the GPAC with a 5-2 record, 10-10 overall. It marks the best finish for the Red Raiders since the 2002 season.

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