TACOMA, Wash. --- The George Fox women's tennis team competed in a rare doubleheader with Northwest Conference Pacific Lutheran and NCAA Division I Seattle University, Saturday evening.
The Bruins kicked off the day with the NWC match against the Lutes. It was a battle at No. 1 doubles, as Sarah Tuemmler and Andrea Motley went down to the wire with Lutes' No. 1 Caroline Dreher and Megan Beyers. The Lutes came away with their only win in doubles by a margin of 8-6. Catrina Kwong and Kristen Mock secured a No. 2 doubles victory with a 9-7 victory, and Ellen Pearson and Taylor Barnes blazed through the competition with an 8-3 win at No. 3 doubles.
Tuemmler bounced back in singles, as the senior won at her No. 1 spot 7-5, 6-3. Motley also grabbed her first win of the match at No. 5 singles with a clean sheet of 6-0, 6-0. The Bruins came away with the 7-2 after taking down No. 2 singles, No. 3 singles and No. 4 singles.
After securing the 7-2 win, the Bruins turned their attention to NCAA Div. I powerhouse Seattle University. The Bruins competed tough on the courts with the Redhawks, but eventually fell, 7-0.
What It Means:
With the split, the Bruins are 4-4 on the season and 4-2 in the NWC.
What Comes Next:
The Bruins will stick to the road as they take on Linfield College Wednesday, March 15, at 3:30p.m.