UPLAND, Ind. – The Lawrence Technological (Mich.) University women's tennis team fell at Taylor (Ind.) University 9-0 on Friday, August 26 in Upland, Ind.
Lawrence Tech (0-1) started the match in a hole as Taylor swept the doubles flight to take a commanding 3-0 lead. New doubles tandem, Carolyn McCullen (JR/Westland, Mich.) and Sabrina Mateos (FR/Mexico City, Mexico) fell at No. 1 doubles 6-8 followed by an 8-1 loss at No. 2 doubles (Ana Hernandez Munt (SR/Barcelona, Spain)/Maria Alvarez (FR/Ames, La Coruna, Spain)). Betsy Jones and Courtney Clark of the Trojans defeated Brittany Schmidt (JR/Richmond, Mich.) and Sarah Burgess (FR/Ortonville, Mich.) 8-2 at No. 3 doubles to give Taylor a 3-0 lead heading into singles action.
The Blue Devils fell behind 4-0 following a 1-6, 0-6 loss at No. 6 singles and Taylor sealed the match win at No. 4 singles with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Hernandez Munt. Schmidt, Mateos, Alvarez, and Burgess all saw straight set losses as Taylor went on to win the match 9-0.
LTU is back on the courts Sept. 7 at Tiffin (Ohio) University. First serve is set for 4 p.m.
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1. Molly Fletchall (TUWT) def. Carolyn McCullen (LTWT) 6-4, 6-2
2. Alexa Kling (TUWT) def. Sabrina Mateos (LTWT) 6-3, 6-1
3. Taelor Grose (TUWT) def. Maria Alvarez (LTWT) 6-1, 6-2
4. Mikayla Schultz (TUWT) def. Ana Hernandez Munt (LTWT) 6-1, 6-0
5. Corinne Hoffman (TUWT) def. Brittany Schmidt (LTWT) 5-7, 6-1, 6-2
6. Ashlen Nisley (TUWT) def. Sarah Burgess (LTWT) 6-1, 6-0