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DC Tennis Falls to Fightin' Engineers

DC Tennis Falls to Fightin' Engineers

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Defiance College women's tennis team fell to Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology by a score of 8-1 on Saturday morning. The loss drops Defiance to 1-4 on the season and 1-2 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action.

The Lady Yellow Jackets were unable to win any sets in singles action but were able to pick up a win at the number three doubles position. Sophomores Tasha Brown and Danielle LaBarbera teamed up to defeat Sarah Hensley and Sonia Sanchez by a score of 8-1.

Defiance is next in action tomorrow when it travels to Lima, Ohio to face Northwestern Ohio at 1:00 p.m. The next home match is on Thursday, September 22 when they will host Ohio Northern at 2:30 p.m. at the Dix Tennis Facility.


Stettler (RHIT) def. Wieland (DC) 6-2, 6-3
Sackett (RHIT) def. Savage (DC) 6-1, 6-4
Montgomery (RHIT) def. Lovins (DC) 6-0, 6-1
Stevenson (RHIT) def. Carunchia (DC) 6-1, 6-1
Cook (RHIT) def. Brown (DC) 6-0, 6-0
Punugu (RHIT) def. LaBarbera (DC) 6-0, 6-0


McCollum/Reberger (RHIT) def. Wieland/Lovins (DC) 8-2
Johnson-Bann/Punugu (RHIT) def. Savage/Carunchia (DC) 8-3
Brown/LaBarbera (DC) def. Hensley/Sanchez (RHIT) 8-1