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Women's Tennis Ends Day One, 1-1

Women's Tennis Ends Day One, 1-1

(DECATUR, Ill.) - The women's tennis team finished the first day of the 2018-19 athletic season 1-1. After defeating Millikin University earlier in the day, the Saints fell 3-6 to Illinois Tech. 

  • Because of weather and time restraints, the coaches agreed to play the match under approved modified ITA scoring with a 6 game ad scoring set for doubles and two out of three sets with no advantage scoring for singles.

  • Kayla Snyder (Independence, Ky. / Simon Kenton) won the first collegiate doubles match of her career. 

  • Sophomore Matison Perry (Union, Ky. / Ryle) was the first of two singles victories for the Saints. Perry won 6-4, 6-3.
  • Sophomore Jana Riffe (Ft. Thomas, Ky. / Highlands) was the second of the two singles victories for the Saints, winning 6-2, 6-2. 
  • Senior Nicole Capodagli (Cincinnati, Ohio / McAuley) fell at the No. 1 spot, 0-6, 2-6.
  • First-year Alyssa Dowdell (Vine Grove, Ky. / North Hardin) fell at the No. 2 spot, 2-6, 1-6.
  • Junior Lacey Pohlman (Ft. Thomas, Ky. / Highlands) could not pull out a win at the No. 3 spot, falling 3-6, 0-6.
  • First-year Snyder fell in the No. 6 spot in her first collegiate singles match, 1-6, 1-6. 

  • First-year Snyder and senior Sarah Fellinger (North Bend, Ohio / Taylor) was the only duo to come out with a victory for the Saints in doubles competition. The pair won 6-5 (7-4). 
  • Junior Brooke Warden (Edgewood, Ky. / Dixie Heights) and Capodagli fell at the No. 1 spot 1-6. 
  • Sophomore Hannah Lowman (Vine Grove, Ky. / North Hardin) and first-year Dowdell fell at the No. 2 spot, 0-6. 

  • Thomas More women's tennis will take on Franklin next in a doubles tournament on Sept. 2 starting at 12:00 pm.