The women’s tennis team lost twice this weekend to Davenport University and to Purdue Northwest, falling 5-2 for both.
SVSU hosted Davenport University for a GLIAC match on Friday.
In doubles, Nicole Johnson and Sara Neves lost 6-0. Chelsea Dzenga and Joanne Gao lost 6-2.
The last double match for the Cardinals was Elizabeth Stuart and Adiya Young who lost 7-5.
The single matches at the end brought the Cardinals more success compared to the doubles.
In match one, Neves lost 6-1 in both matches to Willemien Coetzee.
Emma Charlton lost 6-3 and 6-0 in both her double matches.
Gao went 6-0 in hers, but Dzenga had success against Louise Hoskings winning both matches at 6-2 and 6-1 respectively.
Johnson was close on both her singles going 6-4 and 7-5 but could not handle the heat Davenport was putting on.
In the last singles match, Stuart defeated Sophie Jackson going 6-1 in both rounds.
The second match of the week brought the same results for the cardinals, with 5-2 against Purdue Northwest.
In doubles, Johnson and Gao lost 6-3 against Patricia Dizon and Sienna Lopez.
Dzenga and Stuart followed behind losing 6-2 with Johnson and Alexis Anthes behind them losing 6-4.
Like the day before, the singles were where the Cardinals performed their best.
Neves was defeated by Sienna Lopez, going 6-0 and 6-3.
Gao followed with another loss at 7-5 and 6-4.
Johnson brought the Cardinals their first win of the day with 7-5, 6-1, and 6-2 against Patricia Dizon.
Dzenga defeated Hayley Tsuen with 6-4 and 6-4.
Stuart and Young brought in the finaltwo losses for the Cardinals at this meet.
These matches bring the Cardinals to 6-11 overall, and 0-6 in the GLIAC.
The team continues their season on April 22nd, traveling to Big Rapids, Michigan to compete against Ferris State University.
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