The women's tennis team lsot their season opener on Downing Howell Courts on Saturday morning to Methodist University, 9-0. The Petrels fought hard, losing two singles matches in three sets and battling long in the doubles, before losing to the talented Monarchs.
In doubles play, the Petrels took the No. 1 match to the limit before the Monarchs claimed the point as the duo of Jayme Danielson and Katarina Te lost in a tiebreak 9-8 (4). The No. 2 duo of Caffrey Francis and Kate Siess lost 8-5 while Clara Reinheimer and Sarah Duff went down 8-6 at No. 3.
In the singles, both Danielson (playing at No. 1) and Te (playing at No. 5) lost in three sets to their Monarch opponenets with Danielson losing 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (4) and Te dropping 6-0, 4-6, 1-0 (6). Francis (No. 2), Siess (No. 3), Duff (No. 4) and Reinheimer (No. 6) all lost in straight sets. Complete match results included below.
At 0-1 on the young season, Oglethorpe will have a chance to level their record when they face Wesleyan this Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. on Downing Howell Courts.
|#1 Singles||Jayme Danielson||Kat Meindl||Methodist University||2-6,6-4,1-0 (4)|
|#2 Singles||Caffrey Francis||Rachel Purser||Methodist University||7-5,6-2|
|#3 Singles||Kate Siess||Laura Baker||Methodist University||6-0,6-1|
|#4 Singles||Sarah Duff||Dana Powell||Methodist University||6-0,6-3|
|#5 Singles||Katarina Te||Kelli Shelton||Methodist University||6-0,4-6,1-0(6)|
|#6 Singles||Clara Reinheimer||Lauryn Justice||Methodist University||6-3,6-2|
|#1 Doubles|| Jayme Danielson
| Kat Meindl
|#2 Doubles|| Caffrey Francis
| Rachel Purser
|#3 Doubles|| Clara Reinheimer
| Hillary Petruska