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Women's Tennis Drops First Conference Outing Against Webster

Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca
Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontobnne University women's tennis team competed well on Wednesday in its first conference match, but the Griffins fell 9-0 against Webster.

Score: Webster 9, Fontbonne 0

Location: St. Louis, Mo.

Records: Webster 3-6, Fontbonne 0-6

How It Happened

In doubles action, the Gorloks swept past Fontbonne to give them the early 3-0 lead. In singles play, both Chloe Loehr and Jordan Sampson put up valiant efforts, though dropped both contests.

At No. 3 singles, Andrea Wiele took three games from Maggie Federhofer, while Riane Tyus took four from Navone Armstrong. Despite the efforts, however, the Griffins fell 9-0 against Webster.

Doubles Results

  1. Sara Rice/Madison Watts (WU) def. Chloe Loehr/Jordan Sampson (FBU), 8-1
  2. Maggie Federhofer/Navone Armstrong (WU) def. Andrea Wiele/Sarah Johnson (FBU), 8-1
  3. Emma Ferguson/Liz Gerger (WU) def. Emily Bay/Riane Tyus (FBU), 8-0

Singles Results

  1. Sara Rice (WU) def. Chloe Loehr (FBU), 6-2, 6-0
  2. Madison Watts (WU) def. Jordan Sampson (FBU), 6-1, 6-0
  3. Maggie Federhofer (WU) def. Andrea Wiele (FBU), 6-1, 6-2
  4. Emma Ferguson (WU) def. Sarah Johnson (FBU), 6-0, 6-0
  5. Navone Armstrong (WU) def. Riane Tyus (FBU), 6-3, 6-1
  6. Liz Gerger (WU) def. Alexis Bracken (FBU), 6-0, 6-2

Up Next

The Griffins return home at Dwight Davis on Saturday against Principia. Action begins at 11 a.m.

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