Women's tennis swept by Billings
COLORADO SPRINGS - The UCCS women's tennis team was defeated by the Montana State-Billings Yellowjackets, by losing all seven matches which were competed on Thursday at the Country Club of Colorado.
In doubles play Kim Howard and Megan Nelson were overpowered by Montana State's Marta Borges and Victoria Fernandez with 8-6 loss at No. 3. In the No. 1 doubles match, Jessika Kardel and Lauryn Schmidt were defeated by Amy McClain and Heidi Lehman with a score of 8-4. Natascha Vander Molen and Katelyn Towne were handed an 8-3 loss by Marta Borges and Victoria Fernandez at No. 2.
In singles play at No. 2, Vandermolen was edged by MSU-Billings' Byrnes 10-8. At No. 1 Schmidt was defeated by Roney with a score of 10-5.
UCCS' bright spot on the day came in a match that didn't count towards the team scores as Charis Lopez scored a 10-1 singles win outside of the six-player lineup.
Due to falling temperatures and a lack of court space, all of the singles matches were played as 10-game supersets instead of the usual best-of-three, six-game sets.
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