ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University women's tennis team hit the court for the first time this spring against Missouri Baptist. However, the Spartans came away with the 9-0 win.
Score: Missouri Baptist 9, Fontbonne 0
Location: St. Louis, Mo. (Dwight Davis Tennis Center)
Records: Missouri Baptist 3-4, Fontbonne 0-4
How It Happened
In doubles action, the duo of Chloe Loehr and Jordan Sampson at No. 1 competed well, but the Spartans team of Dani Stevenson and Francielly Morena fended off Fontbonne for the 8-2 win. Missouri Baptist went on to sweep doubles action to own a 3-0 lead going into singles action.
In singles, play, after falling 6-0 in the first set, Loehr continued to battle in the second, though Stevenson was able to come away with the 6-2 win. From there, despite the Griffins efforts, the Spartans were able to go on for the 9-0 win.
- Dani Stevenson/Francielly Morena (MBU) def. Chloe Loehr/Jordan Sampson (FBU), 8-2
- Maria Brandt/Emily Brown (MBU) def. Andrea Wiele/Riane Tyus (FBU), 8-1
- Elizabeth Siegfried/Rafaela Davide (MBU) def. Maris Fusiek/Alexis Bracken (FBU), 8-0
- Dani Stevenson (MBU) def. Chloe Loehr (FBU), 6-0, 6-2
- Maria Brandt (MBU) def. Jordan Sampson (FBU), 6-0, 6-1
- Francielly Morena (MBU) def. Andrea Wiele (FBU), 6-0, 6-0
- Rafaela Davide (MBU) def. Riane Tyus (FBU), 6-0, 6-0
- Emily Brown (MBU) def. Sarah Johnson (FBU), 6-0, 6-0
- Elizabeth Siegfried (MBU) def. Emily Bay (FBU), 6-0, 6-0
The Griffins are back in action next Tuesday when they'll pay a visit to Missouri Baptist at the Creve Coeur Racquet Club. Action begins at 5 p.m.
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