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Sampson Picks Up Singles Win Against Blackburn

Sampson Picks Up Singles Win Against Blackburn

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University women's tennis team dropped the season series against Blackburn on Saturday afternoon.

Score: Blackburn 8, Fontbonne 1

Location: Shaw Park

Records: Blackburn 2-4, Fontbonne 0-9

How It Happened

In doubles action, the Griffins battled at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles, but the Beavers were able to come away with wins to take the early lead.

In singles play, Jordan Sampson picked up a victory at No. 2 after defeating Erica Bechtold 7-5, 2-6, 10-4. However, the Beavers won the rest of the singles matches for the victory.

Doubles results

  1. Gariel Pierce/Erica Bechtold (BC) def. Chloe Loehr/Jordan Sampson (FBU), 8-3
  2. Rachel Bly/Morgan Zobrist (BC) def. Alexis Bracken/Philyce Webb (FBU), 8-2
  3. Blackburn won by Default

Singles Results

  1. Gariel Pierce (BC) def. Chloe Loehr (FBU), 6-4, 6-1
  2. Jordan Sampson (FBU) def. Erica Bechtold (BC), 7-5, 2-6, 10-4
  3. Rachel Bly (BC) def. Alexis Bracken (FBU), 6-1, 6-2
  4. Asia Coleman (BC) def. Philyce Webb (FBU), 6-0, 6-0
  5. Blackburn won by Default
  6. Blackburn won by Default

Up Next

  • The Griffins return to the court tomorrow afternoon when they'll take on Westminster in Fulton, Mo. Action begins at 3 p.m.

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