FORT WAYNE, Ind. - The women's tennis team was unable to snap a five-match losing streak on Wednesday, as they fell 9-0 to the University of Saint Francis. Defiance, now 0-3 on the road, will host Sinclair Community College on Friday, before heading to Manchester for an HCAC tri-match on Saturday.
DC's Kirsten Wieland got off to a 2-0 start on Saint Francis' Chelsea Selking in No. 1 singles action, but lost the next twelve points to the Cougars' ace. Katie Carunchia continued her consistent play in the No. 6 singles match, recording four points in the first set against SFU's Julianne Haines, but fell 6-4, 6-1 as she dropped to 1-1 in No. 6 singles matches on the season.
Saint Francis 9, Defiance 0
1. Selking-Shetterly (SF) def. Wieland-Savage (DC) 8-1
2. Mey-Gardner (SF) def. Stevens-Lovins (DC) 8-0
3. Cox-Anspach (SF) def. LaBarbera-Carunchia (DC) 8-1
1. Chelsea Selking (SF) def. Kirsten Wieland (DC) 6-2, 6-0
2. Renee Shetterly (SF) def. Catie Savage (DC) 6-0, 6-0
3.Lauren May (SF) def. Sammi Stevens (DC) 6-0, 6-0
4. Abby Cox (SF) def. Nicole Lovins (DC) 6-0, 6-1
5. Kaycee Bills (SF) def. Tasha Brown (DC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Julianne Haines (SF) def. Katie Carunchia (DC) 6-4, 6-1