GALESBURG, Ill. — Alicia Lex’s win at No. 6 singles lifted the Lawrence University women’s tennis team to a 5-4 Midwest Conference victory over Knox College on Friday at the Merdian Courts.

The Vikings led 4-2 in the match when Lex closed out a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Sierra Henry to clinch the victory for Lawrence (1-2, 1-1 MWC). Katie Frankel won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, and Lindsay Holsen was a 6-2, 6-0 winner for the Vikings at No. 2.

The Vikings grabbed a 2-1 lead over Knox (2-4, 1-1) after the doubles play. Frankel and Holsen were impressive 8-1 winners at No. 1, and Lex and Annie Harincar picked up an 8-6 victory at No. 2.

Lawrence University 5, Knox College 4

Singles competition
1. Katie Frankel (LU) def. Emily Miller (KC) 6-1, 6-1
2. Lindsay Holsen (LU) def. Maddie Schacht (KC) 6-2, 6-0
3. Savannah Sailors (KC) def. Annie Harincar (LU) 6-1, 6-1
4. Anna McDermott (KC) def. Alexis Shannon (LU) 6-2, 6-4
5. Clare Colt (KC) def. El Goblirsch (LU) 6-4, 6-3
6. Alicia Lex (LU) def. Sierra Henry (KC) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Katie Frankel/Lindsay Holsen (LU) def. Savannah Sailors/Maddie Schacht (KC) 8-1
2. Annie Harincar/Alicia Lex (LU) def. Melissa Smith/Anna McDermott (KC) 8-6
3. Emily Miller/Clare Colt (KC) def. Alexis Shannon/El Goblirsch (LU) 9-7