Southwestern tennis continued their dual matches over the weekend. The men went 0-2 while the women went 1-1 in matches against UT Tyler and Texas Lutheran.
Saturday was a tough day for the men's and women's tennis as the men lost 9-0 and the women 8-1 to UT Tyler.
The men's team was easily defeated in doubles with Egan Cornachione and Sam McCready (#1) falling to Ybarra and Brown 8-0, Dax Collison and Andy Clarage (#2) being defeated by Karsten and Martinez 8-2, and Jonathan Sandoval and Alec Bergerson (#3) losing to Ward and Kierstead 8-2.
The singles matches did not go much better. Cornachione (#1) lost 6-1, 6-0 to Brown. Clarage (#2) lost 6-1,6-2 to Spencer. After a close first set, McCready (#3) was defeated by Singer 7-5, 6-0. Bergerson (#4) fell to Karsten 6-2, 6-2, Sandoval (#5) was defeated 6-0, 6-1 by Timponi and Collison (#6) lost 6-1, 6-1 to Kierstead.
The women's doubles struggled as well. Aimee Blake and Elizabeth Ellis (#1) were defeated 8-1 by Friesenhahn, Gabby Hunt and Virginia Stofer (#2) lost to Blundell and Payne 8-0, and Sarah Johnson and Marieke Visser (#3) fell 8-0 to Musngi and Warren.
With the women now 3-2 and the men 2-3, Southwestern tennis will have a 2 well-earned weeks off before they face off against Austin College March 23rd in Sherman.