Griffins suffer 8-1 defeat by Marian

Griffins suffer 8-1 defeat by Marian

St. Louis, Mo. - Fontbonne University women's tennis fell at the hands of Marian University 8-1 Tuesday night.

Freshman Morgan Smith won at No. 2-singles for the second time in as many matches.

Senior Bailey Benes made her first showing of the spring season and took her opponent to a third-set tie breaker where she fell 7-4. Also making it to an extra set was Lauren Calicutt suffering a 10-4 defeat.

The Griffins are set to take on Midland University Thursday, March 15th at 6 p.m. at Shaw Park.

Singles competition
1. Hartzell, Meg (MU) def. Mariana Rogers (FUWT) 6-1, 6-1
2. Morgan Smith (FUWT) def. Meyers, Mackenzie (MU) 6-2, 6-1
3. Heid, Alissa (MU) def. Bailey Benes (FUWT) 6-2, 7-6, 7-4
4. Krahenbuhl, Andrea (MU) def. Nicole Moore (FUWT) 6-4, 6-1
5. Houle, Kristin (MU) def. Jordan Sampson (FUWT) 6-3, 6-1
6. Kissack, Mati (MU) def. Lauren Calicutt (FUWT) 3-6, 7-5, 10-4


Doubles competition
1. Degeneffe, Celeste/Hartzell, Meg (MU) def. Mariana Rogers/Morgan Smith (FUWT) 8-3
2. Heid, Alissa/Meyers, Mackenzie (MU) def. Bailey Benes/Nicole Moore (FUWT) 8-1
3. Houle, Kristin/Ostrowski, Alyssa (MU) def. Jordan Sampson/Lauren Calicutt (FUWT) 8-3